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"Post-Impressionist Prints: Paris in the 1890s"
1999-11-12 until 2000-01-09
Frick Art and Historical Center
USA United States of America
The exuberant world of fin-de-siecle Paris comes to life in
this exhibition of 122 extraordinary prints selected from the
Philadelphia Museum of Art's important collection. Over 33
artists are represented, including: Toulouse-Lautrec, Pissarro,
Cassatt, Degas, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Redon, and Bonnard.
Late 19th-century Parisian painters experimented freely with
new developments in printmaking and worked closely with
skillful printmakers and publishers to produce some of the
most beautiful color prints ever made. Posters, song sheet
covers, and magazine supplements are among the works that
illustrate Paris in the 1890s -- its domestic scenes, city life,
entertainers, bourgeoisie, and workers.
Admission is FREE. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 -
6. Closed Mondays. Free, docent-led tours are offered Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
at 2 p.m.