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- Dutch and Flemish 16th-17th centuries
- French and Italian 17th century
- French and Italian 18th century
- French 19th century
- Italian 13th-14th centuries
- Italian 15th century
- Italian 16th century
- Northern European 15th-16th centuries
- Modern and Contemporary Painting and Sculpture
- Works on Paper
- Prints and Drawings
- Index of American Design
- Gemini G.E.L.: Online Catalogue Raisonne
- Photograph Collection
- Decorative Arts
- Furniture, Tapestries, and Ceramics
Learn more about the permanent collection installations at the Gallery. Plan your visit to the National Gallery with these maps of must-see works in What to See in an Hour? West Building (PDF), What to See in an Hour? West Building Sculpture (PDF), and What to See in an Hour? East Building (PDF).
Please note that some of these objects may not be on view when you visit the galleries. Object location information is available for works on public display. See the latest information on gallery, restaurant, and restroom closures due to renovations at the museum.