19th Century Art


 
  1. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston In the Museum's "Europe to 1900" web gallery, 19th Century artworks are objects #99 - 149. They are quite interesting with good information. Be careful to have the correct time period as this web gallery covers many centuries of art.

  2. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston In the Museum's "America to 1900" web gallery, 19th Century artworks are objects #9 - 84. They are quite interesting with good information. Be careful to have the correct time period as this web gallery covers many centuries of art.

  3. The Metropolitan Museum of Art The "European Paintings" web gallery covers art from the 12th through the 19th century. Many of you have been in this gallery before, but check again for art from this time period.

  4. Mary Cassatt, American Impressionist The Metropolitan Museum created this web gallery to highight the artworks and life of Ms. Cassatt who was American, but studied and worked in France. She exhibited her work as the only woman artist at the eight Impressionist art exhibits from 1872 - 1884.

  5. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts The Academy has been collecting American art since its founding in 1805. Thirty-three of its best paintings are highlighted in their web gallery. There are many portraits and landscapes from the 19th century through to the late 20th century. Be careful of the dates.

  6. Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres Many of you enjoy Ingres' portrait of the Princess Broglie. You can learn more about this French artist who specialized in realistic portraits from this special Metropolitan Museum web gallery.

  7. John La Farge The Metropolitan Museum honors the American artist, John La Farge with this web gallery. He painted, designed stained glass windows, illustrated books and created art in many different media and in many different styles.

  8. American Portraits The Metropolitan Museum opened a new wing concentrating on American Art. This web gallery was created to celebrate the grand opening of the new galleries.

  9. The Louvre, France The "Paintings" web gallery covers many centuries of art and is sub-divided by country and century. You can enlarge each artwork to see many details. Be careful of the dates.

  10. The Louvre, France The "Prints and Drawings" web gallery has very interesting images of drawings by the masters. The gallery covers many centuries of art and is sub-divided by country and century. You can enlarge each artwork to see many details. Be careful of the dates.

  11. The Walters Collection The web gallery of 19th Century Art includes European and American masterpieces from Delacroix, Ingres, Monet, Pissaro and Manet. There is interesting information about each piece.

  12. Perspectives: Women Artists in North America This exhibition celebrates the important contributions of women in the arts from Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Perspectives features historical, modern, and contemporary art by women artists whose contributions vary across cultures and periods. Artworks from the 19th and 20th centuries are organized by four themes: Private Worlds, Land and Place, Modernity, and Beyond Modernity. Watch your dates.

  13. Julia Margaret Cameron She was one of the first artist photographers in the world and the first woman photographer. Ms. Cameron had a very distinctive style that is explained and illustrated in this web gallery created by the National Gallery of Art.

  14. J. M. W. Turner Turner shocked the artworld when he moved from realistic landscapes to scenes composed of great washes of bright colors. He was a fascinating and somewhat eccentric British artist with a world-wide reputation. This web gallery has highlights of his entire career as well as special collections on his major themes.

  15. Claude Monet Monet was a major artist of the French Impressionists. This web gallery has a biography, an autobiography (he really brags about himself) and hundreds of digital images of his painting organized by themes such as travels, gardens, sea, and parasols. There are also images organized by place, Argenteuil, Vetheuil and his very famous home, Giverny. You'll enjoy the light, bright colors.

  16. Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art The Canadian Heritage Information Network, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, and their respective governments are proud to present this trilateral virtual exhibition celebrating the landscape of North America. Over 100 artworks from the 19th and 20th centuries are featured. The landscape art in this exhibition reflects the natural environment but also our history, our industries, our cultures and our belief systems. Consequently, it suggests the common human condition present in even the most diverse of landscapes.

  17. The Vincent Van Gogh Gallery There's a brief overview of his paintings for you to enjoy and samples of his drawings and letter, plus a biography.

  18. The Vincent Van Gogh Museum Van Gogh was born in The Netherlands where this museum is located. You need Flash 8 to view the permanent collection, which is organized around four major periods in Van Gogh's life. It is interesting to see the development of his style and especially his use of color. The information with each painting gives insight into Van Gogh's life and his art.

  19. Beyond The Easel: Decorative Painting The Art Institute of Chicago created this web gallery to accompany a special exhibition. It looks at the paintings of Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, Maurice Denis and Ker Xavier Roussel who challenged traditional easel painting from 1890 to 1930. Their works are full of bright colors and restful figures.

  20. James McNeill Whistler During his lifetime, the artist James McNeill Whistler (1834Ė1903) was as renowned for his radically spare, avant-garde exhibition designs and flamboyant, self-promotional personality as for his artwork. The Freer Gallery of Artórepository of the most important collections of Whistler's work in the worldójoins with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, to commemorate the centenary of the artist's death with a major new exhibition at the Smithsonian featuring a broad selection of his prints and paintings. Also look to the right and click on the special web gallery with 50 of Whistler's works organized by theme and medium.

 

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