Washington, DC, National Gallery



The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

The National Gallery of Art is located on the National Mall between 3rd and 7th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW. It is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on December 25 and January 1.

Here are some photos of some of the works of art to be found at the National Gallery. These photos do no justice to the originals, so be sure to go and see them for yourself. Like the other museums on the National Mall, there is no entrance fee for the National Gallery.

National Gallery The National Gallery of Art


National Gallery The National Gallery of Art


National Gallery Madonna and Child by Giotto,
c. 1320/1330, tempera on panel
National Gallery Madonna and Child by Fra Filippo Lippi,
c. 1440, tempera on panel


National Gallery The Nativity by Filippo Lippi and workshop, c. 1445. tempera


National Gallery St. Benedict orders St. Maurus to the Rescue of St. Placidus by Fra Filippo Lippi,
c. 1445/1450, tempera on panel


National Gallery The Adoration of the Magi by Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi,
c. 1440/1460, tempera on panel


National Gallery Portrait of Ginevra de Benci

Portrait of Ginevra de Benci by Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1470s, on wooden panel This is the only painting by da Vinci in America



National Gallery Portrait of Ginevra de Benci — reverse

The above painting is mounted in a unique way so that you can see the back of the panel with a wreath of Laurel and Palm branches



National Gallery Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Medallion
by Botticelli, c. 1480/1485, tempera on wood
National Gallery Madonna and Child by Botticelli,
c. 1470, tempera on panel


National Gallery Giuliano de Medici by Andrea del Verrocchio, c. 1475/1478, terra cotta


National Gallery Lorenzo de Medici Florentine (probably Andrea del Verrocchio), c. 1478/1521, painted terra cotta


National Gallery Portrait of a Youth by Sandro Botticelli, c. 1482/1485, tempera on panel


National Gallery The Adoration of the Child
by Filippino Lippi,
c. 1475/1480, oil (?) on panel
National Gallery Ciborium for the Sacrament
by Desiderio da Settignano,
c. 1455, marble


National Gallery The Adoration of the Magi by Sandro Botticelli, c. 1478/1482, tempera and oil on panel


National Gallery The Coronation of the Virgin by Filippino Lippi, c. 1475, oil and tempera (?) on panel


National Gallery The Nativity by Luca della Robbia,
c. 1460, glazed terra cotta
National Gallery The Adoration of the Child by Andrea della Robbia,
after 1477, glazed terra cotta


National Gallery Cherubs Playing with a Swan by Jean-Baptiste Tuby I, c. 1672/1673, lead with traces of gilding


National Gallery St. George and the Dragon by Raphael, c. 1504/1506, oil on wood


National Gallery
The Alba Madonna by Raphael, c. 1510, oil on panel transferred to canvas


National Gallery The Small Cowper Madonna by Raphael,
c. 1505, oil on panel
National Gallery Bindo Altoviti by Raphael,
c. 1515, oil on panel


National Gallery
Cardinal Pietro Bembo by Titian, c. 1540, oil on canvas


National Gallery Ranuccio Farnese by Titian,
1542, oil on canvas
National Gallery Portrait of a Lady by Titian,
c. 1555, oil on canvas


National Gallery
Venus with a Mirror by Titian, c. 1555, oil on canvas


National Gallery
Doge Andrea Gritti by Titian, c. 1546/1548, oil on canvas


National Gallery Venus and Adonis by Titian, c. 1560, oil on canvas


National Gallery Vincenzo Cappello by Titian,
c. 1540, oil on canvas
National Gallery Cupid with the Wheel of Fortune by Titian,
c. 1520, oil on canvas


National Gallery
Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos by Titian, c. 1547, oil on canvas


National Gallery Saint Ildefonso by El Greco,
c. 1603/1614, oil on canvas
National Gallery Madonna and Child with Saint Martina and Saint Agnes
by El Greco, c. 1597/1599,
oil on canvas, wooden strip added at bottom


National Gallery A sculpture gallery in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC


National Gallery A sculpture in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC


National Gallery Lot and His Daughters [reverse]

by Albrecht Dürer, c. 1496/1499, oil on panel. This scene is painted on the reverse side of Dürer's Madonna and Child.

National Gallery Madonna and Child [obverse] by Albrecht Dürer,
c. 1496/1499, oil on panel


National Gallery Interior of Saint Peter's, Rome by Giovanni Paolo Panini, c. 1754, oil on canvas








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