National Gallery of Victoria

Virtual tour: French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

An international exclusive, French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is a major exhibition of more than 100 masterworks of French Impressionism in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts…

Digital Exhibitions

Event Details

Category

Digital Exhibitions

Event Starts

Oct 3, 2021

Add to Calendar 10/03/2021 12:00 AM Australia/Melbourne Virtual tour: French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston An international exclusive, French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is a major exhibition of more than 100 masterworks of French Impressionism in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

The exhibition features works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Mary Cassatt and more. The exhibition charts the trajectory of the now famous late-nineteenth century artistic movement, highlighting the key milestones and figures at the centre of this period of experimentation and revolution in modern art.

A curator led tour of French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston that premiered live on NGV’s Facebook account is now available to watch online via the NGV website. NGV Curators Dr Miranda Wallace, Senior Curator of International Exhibition Projects and Dr Ted Gott, Senior Curator of International Art will lead audiences through a virtual tour of the exhibition space bringing to life the artists, moments and themes that define French Impressionism.

Prefer to explore the exhibition at your own pace? Discover the self-guided virtual tour of French Impressionism online, complete with access to the audio guide narrated by Julia Zemiro, over 25 embedded essays, videos and learning resources.

For more information visit ngv.vic.gov.au

Images: 

Camille Pissarro
French (born in the Danish West Indies) 1830–1903
Spring pasture 1889
oil on canvas 60.0 x 73.7 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Deposited by the Trustees of the White Fund, Lawrence, Massachusetts
Photography © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved

Claude Monet
French 1840–1926
The water lily pond 1900
oil on canvas 90.2 x 92.7 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Given in memory of Governor Alvan T. Fuller by the Fuller Foundation Photography © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved

Pierre Auguste Renoir
French 1841–1919
Dance at Bougival 1883
oil on canvas 181.9 x 98.1 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Picture Fund
Photography © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved

Unlock Padlock Icon

Support us to keep providing
Arts news and jobs

Become a member and unlock access to jobs and all premium articles and news content