February 28, 2017

13 Reasons to Check Out "Monet to Matisse" at the McNay

Marrying nearly 60 paintings and sculptures from the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned European art collection with a selection of works culled from the McNay’s like-minded holdings, the exhibition “Monet to Matisse: A Century of French Moderns” extends far beyond masters Monet and Matisse to highlight works by Rodin, Degas, Renoir, Ce?zanne and other legends you may recall from Art History 101. $15-$20 (free for visitors 19 and under), March 1–June 4, McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave., (210) 824-5368, mcnayart.org.

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Alfred Sisley (British, active France, 1839–1899). Flood at Moret, 1879. Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 28 1/4 in. (54 x 71.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of A. Augustus Healy, 21.54. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Alfred Sisley (British, active France, 1839–1899). Flood at Moret, 1879. Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 28 1/4 in. (54 x 71.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of A. Augustus Healy, 21.54. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Paul Ce?zanne (French, 1839–1906). The Village of Gardanne, 1885–86. Oil and conte? crayon on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 13/16 in. (92.1 x 73.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund and Alfred T. White Fund, 23.105. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Paul Ce?zanne (French, 1839–1906). The Village of Gardanne, 1885–86. Oil and conte? crayon on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 13/16 in. (92.1 x 73.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund and Alfred T. White Fund, 23.105. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Berthe Morisot (French, 1841–1895). Madame Boursier and Her Daughter, circa 1873. Oil on canvas, 29 5/16 x 22 3/8 in. (74.5 x 56.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 29.30. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Berthe Morisot (French, 1841–1895). Madame Boursier and Her Daughter, circa 1873. Oil on canvas, 29 5/16 x 22 3/8 in. (74.5 x 56.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 29.30. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). Nude Woman Drying Herself, circa 1884–86. Oil on canvas, 59 3/8 x 84 1/8 in. (150.8 x 213.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 31.813. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). Nude Woman Drying Herself, circa 1884–86. Oil on canvas, 59 3/8 x 84 1/8 in. (150.8 x 213.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 31.813. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Giovanni Boldini (Italian, 1842–1931). Portrait of a Lady, 1912. Oil on canvas, 91 x 47 3/4 in. (231.1 x 121.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 41.876. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Giovanni Boldini (Italian, 1842–1931). Portrait of a Lady, 1912. Oil on canvas, 91 x 47 3/4 in. (231.1 x 121.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 41.876. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Rising Tide at Pourville, 1882. Oil on canvas, 26 x 32 in. (66 x 81.3cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 41.1260. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Rising Tide at Pourville, 1882. Oil on canvas, 26 x 32 in. (66 x 81.3cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 41.1260. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796–1875). The Young Woman of Albano, 1872. Oil on canvas, 29 3/16 x 25 13/16 in. (74.1 x 65.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 42.196. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796–1875). The Young Woman of Albano, 1872. Oil on canvas, 29 3/16 x 25 13/16 in. (74.1 x 65.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 42.196. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916). Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, circa 1905–10. Oil on canvas, 56 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (143.5 x 62.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Alexander M. Bing, 60.31. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916). Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, circa 1905–10. Oil on canvas, 56 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (143.5 x 62.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Alexander M. Bing, 60.31. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919). Still Life with Blue Cup, circa 1900. Oil on canvas, 6 x 13 1/8 in. (15.2 x 33.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.24.19. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919). Still Life with Blue Cup, circa 1900. Oil on canvas, 6 x 13 1/8 in. (15.2 x 33.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.24.19. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917). The Age of Bronze, medium- sized model, first reduction, 1876; cast 1967. Bronze, 41 1/4 x 15 x 13 in. (104.8 x 38.1 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of B. Gerald Cantor, 68.49. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917). The Age of Bronze, medium- sized model, first reduction, 1876; cast 1967. Bronze, 41 1/4 x 15 x 13 in. (104.8 x 38.1 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of B. Gerald Cantor, 68.49. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)