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Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye

June 28 – October 4, 2015

West Building Main Floor,

National Gallery of Art

Other Venues: 

Kimbell Art Museum, 

Fort Worth, Texas

November 8, 2015 – February 14, 2016

Overview: Caillebotte (1848–1894) was among the most critically noted impressionist artists during the height of their activity in the late 1870s and early 1880s. Some 45 paintings from 1875 to 1882—the period in which Caillebotte was fully engaged with the impressionist movement—will provide a focused understanding of the provocative character and complexity of his artistic contributions, from spectacular images of the new public spaces designed by Baron Haussmann to visual meditations on leisure-time activities in and around Paris.

Organization: Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth

Sponsors: The Exhibition is made possible through the leadership support of the Leonard and Elaine Silverstein Family Foundation.

The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation also provided generous support.

Additional funding is kindly given by Count and Countess de La Haye St. Hilaire.

The Exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.


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