The Taft Museum of Art’s collections includes European old master paintings, with works by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Thomas Gainsborough, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Frans Hals and Adriaen van Ostade, among other.
Other works in the collection also include 19th-century American paintings and famous murals by Robert Duncanson, European decorative arts, Chinese porcelains, Limoges enamels, sculptures, watches, and furniture. Highlights in the collection include Rembrandt’s Portrait of a Man Rising from his Chair, 1633, Madonna nursing the Child with Saints by Olivuccio di Ciccarello, Henry Farny’s, Song of the Talking Wire, 1904, and Portrait of Seated Man Holding Hat by Frans Hals. Other significant works include Frank Duveneck’s The Cobbler’s Apprentice, 1877, Turner’s Europa and the Bull, ca.1840-50, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s At the Piano, 1858-59, and a notable collection of Limoges enamel paintings.
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