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Louvre HD app review: view paintings from the Louvre Museum from some of the most talented and renowned artists through history

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Introduction

Whether you are an art history major or a novice painter looking for inspiration from some of the greatest, now you can get access to a collection of 2,300 of the Louvre Museum on your iPhone or iPad.

 

For the small fee of $1.99, you can find the priceless works of Raphael, Rembrandt, da Vinci, Veronese, Delacroix, and several other painters renowned through the world as some of the best artists that ever lived.

 

Let's take a closer look at the features of this app.

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Louvre HD

$1.99

Paris In Your Palm

Louvre HD lets you “walk” through a simulation of the Louvre Museum without having to go all the way to Paris! From the palm of your hand, you can check out some of the most well-known paintings such as Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Jacques-Lous David's Coronation of Napoleon I, Veroneses Marriage in Cana, and Vermeer's Lacemaker.

 

There are 2,300 paintings available in HD versions by more than 800 painters included in this app. Each painting can be searched for using the powerful search engine. Alternatively, you can also view paintings by genre and by artists.

 

All paintings include a details such as the artist who created it, the approximate date of creation, and other details such as the medium used to create these wonderful works of art.

 

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Louvre HD screenshot 1
Louvre HD screenshot 1

HD Paintings

Each painting can be downloaded in high resolution to your iPhone or iPad for viewing at your leisure. These HD images will be saved on your Camera Roll and you can do with them what you like: set them as your lock screen or your home screen to inspire and enlighten you with their richness and depth.

 

Zoom in and view details that have been carefully and meticulously ingrained into these works of art, or view all the paintings in slideshow mode for a virtual tour of the Louvre Museum.

 

If a particular painting feels significant and powerful, you can add it to the My Favorites section for easy retrieval and viewing. You can also share it with your friends and family on Facebook.

 

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Louvre HD screenshot 2

Louvre HD

$1.99

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Get access to more than 2,300 paintings from over 800 artists
  • View amazing works of art such as the Mona Lisa
  • Zoom into each HD image of paintings to enable viewing of intricate details
  • Search paintings using the search engine, or by genre or artist
  • Download paintings to view them offline or use them as your Lock Screen or Home Screen
  • View a slideshow of your paintings to get a feel of the Louvre Museum right on your iPhone or iPad

 

Cons

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

 

Louvre HD screenshot 3
Louvre HD screenshot 3

Final Words

Definitely worth every penny! Louvre HD will transport you straight through to Paris' Louvre Museum and let you enjoy the delightful paintings within, no matter where you are. Art history students as well as enthusiasts should definitely download this delightful portable museum onto their iPhone or iPad.

 

Louvre HD

$1.99
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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.