Mississippi Museum of Art opens Old Masters to Monet Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Atheneum

. March 25, 2013

Mississippi Museum of Art presents Old Masters to Monet Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Atheneum, an exhibition on view from March 23 through September 8, 2013.

Claude Monet The Beach at Trouville
Claude Monet The Beach at Trouville, 1870. oil on canvas. 22 x 25 5/8 in. Collection of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1948.116.

Old Masters to Monet features fifty masterpieces from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut. The outstanding artworks provide a history of French painting, ranging from the 17th through the 19th centuries and into the beginning of the 20th century and include religious and mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes. Théodore Géricault, Eugène Delacroix, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Claude Monet are among the masters represented.

Admission to the exhibition is $12 adults, $10 seniors, $6 students (includes admission to Symbols of Faith, Home, and Beyond: The Art of Theora Hamblett). Free for Museum members and children under 5. Group tours are available. Schedule a group tour by calling call 601-960-1515 www.msmuseumart.org

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