Curated Tour - National Gallery of Art with French Art Historian

30 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Instead of wandering purposelessly in the National Gallery of Art, Tosca will lead you into an in-depth visit of the museum’s history and its masterpieces. You have heard of Raphael, Da Vinci, Titian, Rembrandt, Monet but do you really know their lives and why they are seen as geniuses? We’ll dive into the lives of the great masters as we wander the rooms of the NGA. We’ll go from the only Da Vinci in America before seeing Monet’s “Japanese Footbridge” to witness the different styles and evolutions in art. You’ll be armed with the information and history that you’ll need to appreciate the works of art on display. Art with Tosca offers tours of cultural institutions in Washington D.C and online lectures about art history. Tosca brings you an extensive knowledge about European Art history having studied and lived between Paris, London and Italy. Great gift idea: a lot of my guests have received this tour as a gift - They loved it! Need a specific date? Reach out at Art with Tosca!

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Stop At: National Gallery of Art

Instead of wandering purposelessly in the National Gallery of Art, I will lead you into an in-depth visit of the museum’s history and its masterpieces by some of the world’s most acclaimed artists. For a better experience, tours are limited to 6 people. I bring you an extensive knowledge about European Art history having studied and lived between Paris, Italy and London (UK). You have heard of Raphael, Da Vinci, Rubens, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas etc but do you really know their lives and why they are geniuses? We’ll dive into the lives of the painters behind some of the world’s most famous paintings. If none of the following names ring a bell to you, we’ll make sure that they do by the end of the tour. We’ll go from Da Vinci’s “Portrait of Ginevra de’ Benci” before fast-forwarding to Monet’s “Japanese Footbridge” to witness the different styles and evolutions in art over the centuries.

Duration: 2 hour 30 minutes
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