If you haven’t had a chance yet to see Passport to Paris at the Denver Art Museum - you better get on it! This weekend is the last chance before the French art heads out of town. Inside you will find art from the 1600s to 1900s through a trio of exhibitions. Each show contains masterpieces by rock stars of the art world including Monet, Degas, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh.
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Here’s a look at the exhibitions you will find inside.
Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum
Court to Café features 50 masterpieces that highlight French painting from the 17th through the early 20th century. You’ll see religious and mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes, still lifes and genre scenes from Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Claude Monet.
Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes from the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection
Focusing on landscape paintings, Nature as Muse features pastoral works from the late 19th century, including gorgeous pieces by Cézanne, Monet, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley.
Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings from the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection
Get an up-close-and-personal look at the creative mind at work. This exhibition features 39 works-on-paper, from rapid sketches to finished pastels. Artists featured include François Boucher, Jacques-Louis David, Théodore Géricault, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Toulouse-Lautrec, Monet and Sisley.
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