This impressive gallery is located in the beautiful Somerset House and is part of London’s renowned Museum Mile. The Courtauld Gallery specializes in art pieces from the early renaissance into the 20th century. They have an impressive collection of Impressionist and post-impressionist works. The Gallery makes for a wonderful afternoon of art and culture.

There are a few pieces that you should be sure not to miss. They have a altarpiece by Botticelli and works by Lorenzo Lotto and Tintoretto. They also have many more Renaissance works mostly comprised from Italy and Northern Europe. However the whole gallery is not just Renaissance works, they gallery houses an impressive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works. Some of the highlights of this collection include, Van Goh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged ear and Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergere.

The Courtaluld Gallery is a wonderful place to take in some truly beautiful masterpieces. As the Gallery is located in the historic Somerset House on the Thames, the location in itself is a wonderful place to visit.