Twenty masterpieces from the collection comprise Follow the Light. This exhibition examines the varied ways sunlight and moonlight enhance a composition. Encounter historic paintings by Martin Johnson Heade, John James Audubon, Albert Bierstadt, and Rubens Peale in the South Galleries.
Frank Weston Benson, Chickadees, 1938, watercolor on paper
Albert Bierstadt, Study for “Gosnold at Cuttyhunk 1602,” 1858, oil on Winsor & Newton illustration board
Jasper Francis Cropsey, Hazy Afternoon, Autumn, 1873, oil on canvas
George Forster, Still Life of Fruit with Scarab, 1861, oil on canvas
Martin Johnson Heade, Two Hooded Visorbearer Hummingbirds, ca 1864-65, oil on canvas
Severin Roesen, Flowers in a Crystal Vase, ca. 1859, oil on canvas