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 […]

Gustave Caillebotte: Impressionist Paintings from Paris to the Sea — New Exhibition At The Brooklyn Museum

This is the first day for public viewing of Gustave Caillebotte: Impressionist Paintings from Paris to the Sea at the Brooklyn Museum. Last night at a members-reception I had the opportunity to view the show, to much delight. I do have to say I agree in part with a New York Times review from this morning, however. Reviewer Holland Cotter wrote that Caillebotte’s paintings “have more to do with academic realism than with the scintillations of Monet.” [Read More…]

Gustave Caillebotte — New Exhibition Coming to Brooklyn Museum

 Paris Street, Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte from Wiki Commons   Probably Caillebotte is better known for his painting “Paris Street, Rainy Day” now in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. This March the first major exhibition of the French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) will be presented in New York in more than thirty years […]