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"Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from American Collections"
0000-00-00 until 2000-01-30
Baltimore Museum of Art
USA United States of America
This fall, visit Monet's lush gardens,
meet Renoir's father, and admire Manet's
favorite model and the most scandalous
face of the 19th century. A sweeping
exhibition of radiant paintings by more
than a dozen of the world's most beloved
artists, Faces of Impressionism is sure to
be one of the season's highlights!
Presenting 56 signature paintings by
Monet, Renoir, Manet, Cassatt, Degas,
CÚzanne, and many other luminaries of
19th-century French art, Faces of
Impressionism is the first exhibition to
explore how these celebrated artists
revolutionized the art of portrait painting.
Featured are probing individual and
group portraits, figures in landscape
settings, and self-portraits.
Drawn from the collections of more than
30 museums from across the country,
Faces of Impressionism premieres in
Baltimore, the exclusive East Coast
venue, before traveling to The Museum
of Fine Arts, Houston, and The
Cleveland Museum of Art.
Faces of Impressionism is sponsored in
Baltimore by Deutsche Bank and
Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown.
This exhibition is organized by Sona Johnston, BMA
Curator of Painting & Sculpture Before 1900, and is
accompanied by a 168-page catalogue, copublished by
Rizzoli, which is available at The BMA Shop.