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Topic - National Gallery, London
The National Gallery in London was founded in 1824 and houses a rich collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900 in its home on Trafalgar Square. The gallery is an exempt charity, and a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Its collection belongs to the public of the United Kingdom and entry to the main collection (though not some special exhibitions) is free of charge. - Source: Wikipedia
The Louvre's biggest attraction is the "Mona Lisa"; at the Prado Museum in Madrid, Velasquez's "Las Meninas" draws the large admiring crowds; at the National Gallery of Art, the top draw is a painting of ... cakes?
The National Gallery of Art, the target of two vandalism attempts by the same attacker in recent months, is planning a thorough re-evaluation and upgrade of its security arrangements aimed at making what it calls "enhancements" to the protection of its treasured collection of 120,000 artworks.
An oil painting recently authenticated as the work of Leonardo da Vinci will be on display at the National Gallery in the fall as part of a larger exhibition on the Renaissance artist, the London museum said Monday.