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Louvre Abu Dhabi to receive loan of 300 works from French museums
Louvre Abu Dhabi to receive loan of 300 works from French museums

When it opens to the public in 2015, the long-awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi will display works by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse and many more thanks to a loan of 300 pieces from prominent French institutions. The loan, which officials announced on Sunday, will come from 13 French cultural organizations including the Louvre Museum, the Centre Pompidou and the Musee d'Orsay. The loans will vary in length from three months to two years, according to reports from Le Figaro and the Art Newspaper. Among the items to be loaned are Da Vinci's "La Belle Ferroniere" ("Portrait of an Unknown Woman") from the Louvre in Paris; Claude Monet's...

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