Americans in Brittany and Normandy: 1860-1910

June 10, 1983 – August 14, 1983

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor Floor Plan

118 paintings focus on Americans who were attracted to the art colonies at Pont Aven and Giverny and the "plein air" style of painting the beaches and countryside. Among the 72 artists represented are Cecilia Beaux, Childe Hassam, Maurice Prendergast, John Singer Sargent, John Twachtman, and James Abbot Whistler.

Organized by the Phoenix Art Museum Guest curator: David Sellin