Sunday, May 15, 2016
East Building, SECU Auditorium
Erica E. Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The long love affair between the United States and impressionism, particularly the work of Claude Monet, is feverishly strong. This illustrated lecture introduces the avid American collectors who brought French art to the U.S., and the American painters, including Childe Hassam, who were inspired by it.