Its collection belongs to the public of the United Kingdom and entry to the main collection is free of charge. It is the fourth most visited art museum in the world, after the Musée du Louvre, the British Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In the picture to the left, the top painting is titled Jupiter Seducing Callisto. It was painted by Andrea Schiavone who was best known for his small scale works. The bottom painting on the left is titled Arcas Hunting, also painted by Schiavone. Schiavone was especially admired by fellow artists for his lively handing of paint.
The painting on the right is titled The Adoration of the Shepherds. It was painted by Guido Reni. Divine light illuminates the darkness as the shepherds kneel in adoration of the infant Christ. Cherubs overheard carry a scroll with the joyful words Gloria in Eccelsis Deo, or Glory to God in the highest.
London’s Portobello Road is probably the world’s best known market, and in 2015 is celebrating being 150 years old. To the left, the class stops to take a photo before heading down the street to check out the local shops.
Though famous for antiques, it’s also a haven for lovers of fashion, food, books and music. It’s the place for anyone who wants to find something really unique or just loves a great bargain.