Salle des Etats (Louvre)

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Contains perhaps the Greatest number of Masterpieces than any room in the World
Including the great Venetians — Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto
(40 of these are labeled “Collection de Louis XIV)
-The Louvre (James Gardner 2020)
“State Room”
built to accommodate the major legislative sessions presided over by Napoleon III from 1859

Mona Lisa room
Italian painting
Venetian Renaissance

Denon Wing (South Wing of the Louvre)
1st Floor
Room 6

Mona Lisa
Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo (Louvre)
Leonardo da Vinci
A Closer Look (Focus) English
A Closer Look (Focus) French

The Wedding Feast at Cana
Depicts the biblical story of the Marriage at Cana, at which Jesus converts water to wine (Louvre)
Paolo Veronese (the largest canvas at the Louvre)
“On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee” (John 2:1-12)

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