The Musée du Louvre opened #onthisday in 1793! The Parisian museum features in many prints and drawings, with the galleries attracting lots of painters and sketchers over the years. In these four images we can see the galleries looking very different.
After two centuries as a royal palace, the Louvre opened as a public museum in Paris on August 10th 1793. It is now the world's most popular museum, with around 10m visitors a year