Museum of Fine Arts Boston De-accesses European Works to Purchase of Man at His Bath by Caillebotte

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), has acquired the painting Man at His Bath (1884), regarded as one of the greatest works by artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894). This important canvas represents the first Impressionist nude to enter the Museum’s collection of paintings. The almost life-size work, which has been on loan at the MFA […]

Barnes Foundation Announces May 19 Building Opening Date

After successfully raising more than $200 million through its capital campaign and surpassing 10,000 members, the Barnes Foundation officially announced today the much-anticipated opening date of its Philadelphia campus is May 19, 2012. The facility on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be the new home of the Barnes art collection and art education programs. PNC […]

Squire Boone Jr. Corner Cupboard Realizes $35,000, Stays in Indiana

An 18th-century corner cupboard believed to have been made by Squire Boone, Jr., the younger brother of Daniel Boone, realized $35,000 during an auction conducted by Beckort Auctions, LLC on Sept. 3. The cupboard sold to representatives of the Old Goshen Church & Cemetery Memorial Foundation, which intends to display the piece in Corydon. Having […]