Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

(1870-Present) Biography

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Valley of the Yosemite
Albert Bierstadt

286 USD


Fruit Displayed on a Stand
Gustave Caillebotte

240 USD

Man at His Bath
Gustave Caillebotte

238 USD

A Carriage at the Races
Edgar Degas

233 USD
 
Flowers in a Fruit Bowl
Paul Gauguin

218 USD
 
Enclosed Field with Ploughman
Vincent Van Gogh

226 USD
 
Houses of Squam Light, Gloucester
Edward Hopper

217 USD
 
Lighthouse and Buildings,
Portland Head

Edward Hopper

220 USD
 
First Branch of the White River, Vermont
Edward Hopper

224 USD
 
Drug Store
Edward Hopper

221 USD
 
The Painter's Honeymoon
Frederic Leighton

312 USD
 
Lake George
Martin Johnson Heade

296 USD

The Fog Warning (Halibut Fishing)
Winslow Homer

268 USD

The Tea
Mary Cassatt

237 USD

The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit
John Singer Sargent

621 USD

An Artist in His Studio
John Singer Sargent

241 USD

Woman and Flowers
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
319 USD

The George Washington At Dorchester Heights
Gilbert Stuart
376 USD

Dance at Bougival
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
294 USD

Large Green Vase with
Mixed Flowers

Odilon Redon

236 USD

The La Rue Bavolle at Honfleur
Claude Monet
249 USD

Fisherman's Cottage on the Cliffs at Varengeville
Claude Monet
239 USD

Camille Monet and a Child in the Artist's Garden in Argenteuil
Claude Monet
245 USD

Vase of Flowers
Henri Matisse

226 USD

Houses at Auvers
Vincent Van Gogh
226 USD

 

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The Museum of Fine Arts (or MFA) in Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the largest museums in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. With more than one million visitors a year, it is the 55th most-visited art museum in the world as of 2014.

Founded in 1870, the museum moved to its current location in 1909. The museum is affiliated with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and its sister museum, the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, in Nagoya, Japan.

In 2014, The Art of the Americas Wing was recognized for its high architectural achievement by being awarded the Harleston Parker Medal, by the Boston Society of Architects.

Collection

The Museum of Fine Arts holds one of the most comprehensive collections in the world, and possesses materials from a wide variety of schools and cultures. The museum maintains one of the largest online databases in the world with information on over 346,000 items from its collection with digital images.

Some highlights of the collection include:

  • Egyptian artifacts including sculptures, sarcophagi, and jewelry.
  • French impressionist and post-impressionist works by artists such as Paul Gauguin, Manet, Renoir, Degas, Monet, Van Gogh, C├ęzanne.
  • 18th- and 19th-century American art, including many works by John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, and Gilbert Stuart.
  • Chinese painting, calligraphy and imperial Chinese art, including some of the most treasured paintings in Chinese history.
  • The largest museum collection of Japanese works under one roof in the world outside of Japan, including the Edward S. Morse collection of 5,000 pieces of Japanese pottery.
  • The Rothschild Collection - over 130 objects from the Austrian branch of the Rothschild family. Donated by Bettina Burr and other heirs.

Source: Wikipedia