MFAH Announces Exhibition from the National Gallery of Art


HOUSTON, TX.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), announced today a stunning loan exhibition of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. The exhibition will present a selection of 50 paintings from the National Gallery of Art´s premier holdings while the galleries that house its 19th-century French collection are closed for repair, renovation, and restoration. The National Gallery´s Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collection ranks among the finest of any museum in the world and features some of the greatest artists active in France between the 1860s and the early 20th century, including Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Van Gogh. A fully illustrated catalogue exploring these paintings in depth will accompany the show. Impressionist and Post-