European Paintings and Sculpture from Joslyn Art Museum (Hardcover)
A survey of the acclaimed Omaha museum's collection of European art
The collection of European art at Joslyn Art Museum includes masterworks by Titian, Paolo Veronese, Claude Lorrain, Rembrandt van Rijn, Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro, as well as a significant group of 19th-century French academic paintings, with major examples by Jules Breton, William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Jean-L on G r me. European Paintings and Sculpture from Joslyn Art Museum provides a richly illustrated catalog of 100 European artworks in the museum, presented chronologically from the late 13th to the early 20th century. Noted scholars and specialists in the field examine these works while considering artist biography, practice and technique, and cultural and historical contexts. An introductory essay offers an engaging history of the arts in Omaha and the formation of the museum's European collection.