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Fifty art galeries in thirty countries have loaned works for the display in Expo 67 museum of fine arts, a permanent structure in Cité du Havre built to the scpecifications of the International Congress of Museum.

The collection is unique, and the 200 works of wich it is composed represent all Man' civilizations, cultures, artistic periods and school.

It embraces prehistoric art from Siberia, the early Chinese period, Oriental and primitive art, the Precolombian era, African art, Early Christian and Renaissance art, And so through to contemporary work.

France has made available 12 works from the Louvre and 22 works from other great national galeries; 45 works are on loan from galeries in the United States, and 12 masterpieces from the famous Ermitageet Leningrad have been loan by the USSR. Italy, Germany and Britain have contributed works representative of the renaissance and other European schools, while the galeries of Holland have submitted works representative of the great flemish master. Oriental, Primitive and Pre-colombian art comes from the great galeries of Europe, Asia and America.

The exhibition includes oil painting, water color, engraving, sculpture, ceramics, drawing and prints. Artists represented in this truly priceless collection include Rembrandt, Tintoretto, titian, Grupello, Velasquez, Gainsborough, Cezanne, Rodin, Rouault, Picasso, Matisse and Van Gogh.

For the display the Theme man and his world has been divided, and the art on exhibition has been selected to represente; Man; Man at work and play; Man and Love; Man and Nature; Urban Man; Man and his Conflicts; Man and his Ideals; Man the Visionary; Man and the Infinite.

A Catalogue is available containing reproductions of all the works in the exhibition, some in color.

( Document: Official Guide of l'Expo 67, Copyright 1967 by Maclean-Hunter Publishing Co. Ltd. )

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