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In pictures: EU celebration of art

JW Turner

To mark the 50th anniversary of the European Union, an exhibition in Rome celebrates the art of member countries. The UK is represented by JW Turner.

Estonia

The exhibits range from ancient Greek artefacts to more modern painters. This 1941 oil is by Estonia's Erik Haamer.

Bulgaria

One of the newest of the member states, Bulgaria, has a number of works representing its rich artistic heritage. This dates from the Byzantine period.

Rodin

The world famous French sculpture Rodin is one of the attractions. The Thinker is one of Rodin's most iconic pieces, and various versions can be seen around the world.

Germany

Germany has loaned the Albrecht Duerer masterpiece Portrait of Jakob Muffel, painted in 1526.

Ireland

Ireland's Jack Butler Yeats's The Singing Horseman (1949) shows his development into Expressionism.

Titian

Tiziano, better known as Titian, is one of Italy's most famous and beloved painters.

Luxembourg

Joseph Kutter is considered one of Luxembourg's most important painters. He lived from 1894 to 1941 and was greatly influenced by the Impressionists.

Velazquez of Spain

Spain's Velazquez's popularity has endured through the centuries. This painting, View of the Garden of Villa Medici in Rome, was inspired by his time in the Italian capital.






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