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"Romanticism and the School of Nature: Nineteenth-Century Drawings and
Paintings from the Karen B. Cohen Collection"
2000-10-17 until 2001-01-21
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY,
More than 100 paintings, drawings, and oil sketches will be on view in this exhibition
of selected works from the holdings of Karen B. Cohen, noted New York collector.
Included are landscapes, portraits, figure compositions, and still lifes by great artists
of the Romantic period, the School of Barbizon, and their followers, from Prud'hon to
The Cohen collection represents several artists in depth; thus, the exhibition
features a varied range of work by such masters as Couture, Gericault, Daubigny,
Rousseau, and especially Delacroix, several of whose drawings and watercolors are
promised gifts to the Metropolitan. Among other highlights are a group of oil
paintingsóboth landscapes and portraitsóby Courbet and a series of cloud studies by