Women Impressionists at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

11 Aug 2008

women impressionists fine art museums of san franciscoCassatt Summertime oilThe Legion of Honor, in San Francisco, will be the exclusive U.S. venue for this exhibition of Impressionist work from four of the genre's best-known female artists.

Women Impressionists: Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, Eva Gonzalès, Marie Bracquemond
June 19 through September 21
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Legion of Honor
San Francisco, California
(415) 750-3600

The Legion of Honor, in San Francisco, will be the exclusive U.S. venue for this exhibition of Impressionist work from four of the genre's best-known female artists. The show celebrates these women's contribution to the movement and offers viewers the rare opportunity to compare their work side by side, as many of these paintings are being shown together for the first time.

Bracquemond Le gouter/Tea Time oil Gonzales Portrait de Madame E.G. (Emmanuel Gonzales) pastel
Le gouter/Tea Time
by Marie Bracquemond, 1880, oil. Collection Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, France.
Portrait de Madame E.G. (Emmanuel Gonzales), Mere de L'artiste
by Eva Gonzales, 1869-1870, pastel. Private collection.


Cassatt Summertime oil Morisot Interieur oil
Summertime
by Mary Cassatt, ca. 1894, oil. Collection The Armand Hammer Foundation.
Interieur
by Berthe Morisot, 1872, oil. Private collection.

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nousha.com wrote
on 26 May 2008 5:16 PM
I love the impressionists and used to have a passion for Monet. I'll definitely check that out. Thjanks for letting us know..
nousha.com wrote
on 7 Jun 2008 3:27 PM
I completely forgot about this exhibition. Thanks for reminding us!