April 9 - July 9, 2017
National Gallery of Art - East Building

Despite his contributions to the birth of impressionism, Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) remains relatively unknown. A thematic presentation of 75 works—including paintings by contemporaries such as Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir—will bring to light Bazille’s place as a central figure in the movement. Several examples from the Gallery’s collection, which houses the largest group of Bazille’s works outside of France, will be featured in the first major American exhibition on the artist in almost 25 years. Paintings by his predecessors, Gustave Courbet and Théodore Rousseau, compared with those of Bazille, explore the sources and influences on his limited but visionary oeuvre.

The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington; the Musée Fabre, Montpellier; and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

National Gallery of Art - East Building 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20001

Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism at the National Gallery of Art

When
April 9 - July 9, 2017
Where
National Gallery of Art - East Building
4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
Frédéric Bazille, Portraits of the *** Family, called The Family Gathering, 1867, oil on canvas, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, purchased with the assistance of Marc Bazille, 1905

April 9 - July 9, 2017
National Gallery of Art - East Building

Despite his contributions to the birth of impressionism, Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) remains relatively unknown. A thematic presentation of 75 works—including paintings by contemporaries such as Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir—will bring to light Bazille’s place as a central figure in the movement. Several examples from the Gallery’s collection, which houses the largest group of Bazille’s works outside of France, will be featured in the first major American exhibition on the artist in almost 25 years. Paintings by his predecessors, Gustave Courbet and Théodore Rousseau, compared with those of Bazille, explore the sources and influences on his limited but visionary oeuvre.

The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington; the Musée Fabre, Montpellier; and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

 

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.
Sign in or register to post comments.
more events
1/3
ONGOING EVENTS
event

Delirium: The Art of the Symbolist Book at The Morgan Library

Jan 20 - May 14, 2017
The Morgan Library & Museum
29 E 36th St
New York, NY 10016
event

Alfred Sisley at the Bruce Museum

Jan 21 - May 21, 2017
The Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830-7157
event

Posters and Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York at The Museum of the City of New York

April 5 - September, 2017
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue, NY10029
event

Carpenters Workshop Gallery presents Robert Stadler's "Weight Class"

Apr 27, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017
Carpenters Workshop Gallery
693 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

event

Lyles & King presents "Bullet Through Glass"

Mar 25, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
Lyles & King
106 Forsyth Street at Broome, New York, NY 10002
event

VENUS presents Bernard Buffet: Paintings from 1956 to 1999

May 5, 2017 - Apr 27, 2017
Venus
980 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10075
event

The Incoherents Salon at Hunter East Harlem Gallery

Mar 13-Jun 3, 2017
Hunter East Harlem Gallery
The Silberman School of Social Work
2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street
New York, NY 10035
event

A tall action is not a height at The Chimney

Apr 21-May 28, 2017
The Chimney
200 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
1/3
recomended for you
event

Monet: The Early Years

February 25, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Legion of Honor
Lincoln Park
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
event

Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade

Feb 12 - May 7, 2017
Saint Louis Art Museum
1 Fine Arts Dr
St Louis, MO 63110
event

SFMOMA: Matisse/Diebenkorn

March 11, 2017 - May 29, 2017
SFMOMA
151 Third Street
San Francisco, California 94103
event

Carpenters Workshop Gallery presents Robert Stadler's "Weight Class"

Apr 27, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017
Carpenters Workshop Gallery
693 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022