The Louvre has a history of power and intrigue, murder, marriage, and coronations. Its past also includes the great European architects and artists since the fourteenth century. Today, the museum houses several centuries of masterpieces of painting, Western sculpture and works from Antiquity--Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman art, and Islamic art. Wonderfully illustrated with more than four hundred photographs, and filled with short, comprehensible essays as well as games, questions, and answers, Lou re Game Book is an ideal way to sharpen your knowledge of art history. A dictionary of artists from Antiquity to the end of the eighteenth century, a glossary, museum maps, and practical information all come together in this original and handy guide.