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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Date
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Time
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

This free tour of nineteenth-century art covers American and European painting and sculpture. The permanent collection at the Walters Art Museum affords an overview of nineteenth-century painting and is especially strong in European art. The collection is rich in works by Ingres and Delacroix, members of the Barbizon school, such as Millet and Rousseau, and the academic masters Gérôme and Alma-Tadema. Highlights from the later 19th century include Monet’s sun-dappled portrait, Springtime; Sisley’s panoramic view of the Seine Valley, The Terrace at St.-Germain, Spring; and Manet’s masterpiece,The Café Concert. As part of our series of free, docent-led tours, no registration is required. Just come to the Centre Street Lobby and enjoy!

Add to Calendar 06-08-2014 13:00:00 06-08-2014 14:00:00 15 Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art This free tour of nineteenth-century art covers a wide variety of styles of American and European painting and sculpture from 1800 to 1900. No reservations are required; just walk in! 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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