American Artists Abroad

April 19, 2014–June 22, 2014

Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition of 21 paintings explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others. It celebrates the completion of a grant-funded project, sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to catalogue and photograph more than 600 American paintings, drawings, and miniatures for the Walters collection website; the grant also supported the 2013 exhibition New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville and related programming.