EXHIBITION: American Impressionism: Paintings From The Phillips Collection

25 Jun 2007

0706phillipsexhib3_377x450 Celebrated for its extraordinary collection of European art, The Phillips Collection is also home to some of the most distinguished examples of American painting.

American Impressionism: Paintings From The Phillips Collection
Through September 16
The Phillips Collection
Washington, DC
(202) 387-2151

Celebrated for its extraordinary collection of European art, The Phillips Collection is also home to some of the most distinguished examples of American painting. More than half of the 2,500 works in The Phillips Collection are by American artists, and 80 of those works will be featured in this exhibition in honor of the museum’s 85th anniversary. On display are works by such artists as Childe Hassam, Maurice Prendergast, J. Alden Weir, and John Henry Twatchman. Following its stay at The Phillips Collection, in Washington, DC, the exhibition will travel to the following galleries: The Dixon Gallery & Gardens, in Memphis; the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester, in New York; the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, in Alabama; the Oklahoma City Museum of Art; the Society of Four Arts, in Palm Beach, Florida; and the Museum of Fine Arts, in Santa Fe.

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Bathers at Bellport
by William Glackens, ca. 1912, oil, 25 x 30. Collection The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC.
Spring
by Ernest Lawson, ca. 1900, oil on canvas mounted on panel, 16 1/8 x 20 1/8. Collection The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC.
Washington Arch, Spring
by Childe Hassam, ca. 1893, oil, 27 1/8 x 22 1/2. Collection The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC.

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Anum wrote
on 30 Jun 2007 1:30 PM
It was a breath of fresh air to view such beautiful paintings. There should be more of such exhibitions in order to enjoy these masterpieces. Well done !