|Musée du Louvre - Paris||France (Paris)||476 artworks|
|Museo del Prado - Madrid||Spain (Madrid)||376 artworks|
|Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg||Russian Federation (St. Petersburg)||244 artworks|
|National Gallery - London||United Kingdom (London)||207 artworks|
|Château de Versailles||France (Versailles, Greater Paris)||182 artworks|
|Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY||United States (New York)||129 artworks|
|Kunsthistorisches Museum - Vienna||Austria (Vienna)||111 artworks|
|National Gallery of Art - Washington DC||United States (Washington)||88 artworks|
|Gemäldegalerie - Berlin||Germany (Berlin)||75 artworks|
|Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace||United Kingdom (London)||69 artworks|
Why 1590?: Foundation of the movement by Caravaggio who focused on shadows with the use of Chiaroscuro.
Why 1720?: Baroque was considered too dark and sad by the emerging middle-class of continental Europe in the 18th century. They favoured instead the more joyful Rococo style.