Renaissance, Baroque, and 18th Century Art
The Museum’s collection of European Baroque and Renaissance art features a range of furniture, sculptures, paintings, ceramics, arms and armor, and metal work. Highlights include "Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata" by El Greco, "Donor with Saint John the Baptist" by Hugo van der Goes, and "Scipio Africanus Freeing Massiva" by Tiepolo, and one of ten surviving examples of the ship-shaped Sèvres potpourri vase from the mid-18th century.
19th Century art
The Walters Art Museum features many inspiring works by Impressionists and late 19th Century French academic masters, including Ingres, Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley, Delacroix, and Edouard Manet, with a particular interest in the courtly arts of 18th Century France. Highlights of the collection include paintings by Gericault, Henri Rousseau, Jean-Francois Millet, Delacroix, Sisley, Monet, Manet and Antonio Rotta. The collection also includes some beautiful Sèvres Porcelain, Fabergé jeweled objects, Art Nouveau-styled jewelry by Lalique, and jewels by Tiffany & Co.
Photo: The Walters Art Museum
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