Go to content Go to navigation Go to search Change language

Home>Collection & Louvre Palace>Search the Collection

Search the Collection

Base de données des œuvres exposées Atlas

Atlas: Database of exhibits

Atlas allows the direct online consultation of 30, 000 works of art exhibited in the Louvre. Online visitors can access the basic information displayed on labels accompanying works in the museum, together with authoritative commentary and analysis by the curators and staff. The Atlas database in English has been made possible through the generosity of American Friends of the Louvre.

Inventaire informatisé du département des Arts graphiques

Inventory of the Department of Prints and Drawings

The online illustrated inventory of the Department of Prints and Drawings provides access to the drawings, cartoons, pastels, and miniatures listed in the original handwritten inventories of the Cabinet des Dessins of the Musée du Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay. It also includes drawings from the Edmond de Rothschild Collection, drawings from French private collections confiscated to Germany during World War II and assigned to the Office des Biens Privés, paintings on paper and miniatures on loan from the Department of Paintings, and autograph drawings from the Cabinet des Dessins.

Available in French only.

Catalogue en ligne La Fayette

La Fayette: Database of American Art

This bilingual online catalogue presents more than 1,700 works produced by United States artists that entered the national collections of France before 1940.

Catalogue en ligne des céramiques coptes - Base Clémence Neyret

Online catalogue of Coptic ceramics—the Clémence Neyret database

The Clémence Neyret database provides an online catalogue of the Coptic ceramics in the Louvre, most of which were found during the archaeological excavations of the 19th and early 20th centuries. A number of historical and thematic studies supplement this database.

Available in French only.

Base d'Outre-Manche

Cross-Channel: Database of British art in French museums

The purpose of the Cross-Channel database is to bring to the public a group of works in many cases under-recognized, unknown, or hitherto inadequately identified. The database is especially intended to highlight the extent of French collections of British art.

Base Joconde

Joconde: Database of the collections of the state museums of France

The collective catalogue of the state museums of France is managed by the Direction des Musées de France (Directorate of French museums) under the French Ministry of Culture. Its aim is to take inventory of and promote the rich collections of French museums in the fields of archeology, the fine arts, the decorative arts, European and non-European ethnology, history, and science and technology.
Over 300,000 descriptions of artworks, often illustrated with one or more images, are available for consultation free of charge. These extensive resource materials are enriched and updated on a permanent basis, with over 140 museums in France contributing to the database.

Available in French only

Correspondance d'Eugène Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix's correspondence

Université Paris IV – Sorbonne Musée National Eugène Delacroix

The digital edition of Eugène Delacroix's correspondence provides online access to a diplomatic transcription of texts paired with photographs of the manuscripts.
The painter's correspondence, currently comprising more than a thousand letters written over the course of his career, is a vital source of information about the artist and his time.

Available in French only.

Images d'Art

Images d'Art: Database of the artworks from french museums

The Images d’Art website enable people to discover, collect and share photographs of more than 500,000 works held in French museum collections.

The website’s interface has been specifically designed to allow everyone, including non-specialists, to discover the wealth of works held in the collections of French museums, free of charge, simply by visiting the Image d’art website. Visitors can put together image albums, add accompanying text and share them. Teachers, pupils, students and the general public are encouraged to download images for educational use. Images d’art provides information on works and artists as well as links to specific and recognized resources.

Site Rose Valland - Musées Nationaux Récupération

Rose Valland - Musées Nationaux Récupération

The Rose Valland website presents artworks from wartime plundering that have been recovered and entrusted to French national museums under the Ministry of Culture and Communication, as well as relating documentation.
The aim of the website is to provide universal and permanent access to these "MNR" artworks, along with information on their provenance.
The site is divided into two separate sections:
- the register of MNR artworks in the custody of French museums,
- historic documentation comprising reference resources, a selection of French legal texts and major international conventions, as well as a page of links to French and foreign websites. These pages also mention a number of artworks that are not MNRs.

Available in French only

Practical information

The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Night opening until 9:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays
 
Closed on the following holidays: January 1, May 1, December 25
 
Musée du Louvre, 75058 Paris - France
Métro: Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre (lines 1 and 7)
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17
 

Buy tickets