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Information compiled by Adelheid Rech

The Lacemaker, Johannes Vermeer The Lacemaker
Johannes Vermeer
c. 1669-1671
Oil on canvas on panel, 24.5 x 21 cm.
Musée du Louvre, Paris
The Astronomer, Johannes Vermeer The Astronomer
Johannes Vermeer
1668
Oil on canvas, 50 x 45 cm.
Musée du Louvre, Paris
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MUSEE DU LOUVRE
http://www.louvre.fr/llv/commun/home.jsp?bmLocale=en

  • address:
    Musée du Louvre
    Direction des Publics
    75058 Paris cedex 01
    FRANCE
    fax: +33 (0)1 40 20 84 58
    tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77
  • phone/fax:
    fax: +33 (0)1 40 20 84 58
    tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77
  • opening hours:
    Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, Friday: from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    closed on Tuesday
    The museum is open every day except Tuesday and the following French holidays: December 25,
    January 1, and May 1.
  • Barring unforeseen circumstances (works, transport strikes, etc.), a yearly calendar lists which rooms
    are open and closed for each day of the week. See under Schedule of Room Closures: click here
  • directions:
    by métro:
    Palais-Royal–Musée du Louvre station.

    by bus:
    The following bus lines stop in front of the Pyramid:
    21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95, and the Paris Open Tour bus (see below under "misc.").
  • location of Vermeer's Lacemaker in the Louvre:
    Richelieu wing, 2nd floor, room 38.
  • interactive floor plan:
    http://www.louvre.fr/llv/pratique/plan.jsp
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