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Columbia Museum of Art opens Impressionism from Monet to Matisse

Columbia Museum of Art presnts Impressionism from Monet to Matisse, an exhibition on view from January 25 through April 21, 2013.

Henri Matisse (French, 1869 – 1954), The Palace, Belle Île, ca. 1896 – 97. Oil on canvas, 12 ¾ x 15 ¾ inches. Framed: 22 x 25 3/16 inches. Collection of The Dixon Gallery and Gardens; Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo N. Dixon, 1975.15

This collection of 55 works including paintings, pastels and watercolors by the well-known masters of French Impressionism: Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley. The show also includes paintings by America’s most noted Impressionist painters, Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent. Moving beyond Impressionism, the show is rounded out with work by the more modern painters Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, and Georges Braque, among others.

This exhibition was organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee. –

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