The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Online Exhibition

 


This exhibition is an online exhibition? After being able to attend offline exhibitions at several museums and galleries in Jakarta, it turns out that online exhibitions also have their own uniqueness. What do you think? 

Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, USA, has a comprehensive collection of cultural heritage from around the world for over 5,000 years, from prehistoric times to the present day.

In this exhibition, 65 masterpieces of gems selected from the collection of about 2,500 paintings belonging to the European painting department (46 of which will be exhibited for the first time in Japan) will be exhibited from the 17 departments that make up the museum. From early Renaissance paintings of the 15th century to Post-Impressionists of the 19th century, masterpieces of masters who have colored the 500-year history of Western painting will come to Japan at once.

From Hula Angelico, Raffaello, Cranach, Tiziano, El Greco, Caravaggio, Georges de La Tour, Rembrandt, Vermer, Rubens, Velázquez, Pushan, Vato, Boucher, and Goya, Turner, Courbet, Manet, Introducing Monet, Renoir, Degas, Goghan, Van Gogh, and Courbanne in three chapters in chronological order. Please enjoy the supreme masterpieces that the Metropolitan Museum of Art is proud of.


Fra Angelico (Guido di Pietro), The Crucifixion

ca. 1420-23, Tempera on wood, gold ground, 63.8 x 48.3 cm

Maitland F. Griggs Collection, Bequest of Maitland F. Griggs, 1943 / 43.98.5

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi), The Agony in the Garden

ca. 1504, Oil on wood, 24.1 x 28.9 cm

Funds from various donors, 1932 / 32.130.1

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Judgment of Paris

ca. 1528, Oil on beech, 101.9 x 71.1 cm

Rogers Fund, 1928 / 28.221

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi), The Musicians

1597, Oil on canvas, 92.1 x 118.4 cm

Rogers Fund, 1952 / 52.81

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Georges de La Tour, The Fortune-Teller

ca. 1630s, Oil on canvas, 101.9 x 123.5 cm

Rogers Fund, 1960 / 60.30

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Johannes Vermeer, Allegory of the Catholic Faith

ca. 1670-72, Oil on canvas, 114.3 x 88.9 cm

The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931 / 32.100.18

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Francois Boucher, The Toilette of Venus

1751, Oil on canvas, 108.3 x 85.1 cm

Bequest of William K. Vanderbilt, 1920 / 20.155.9

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Marie Denise Villers, Marie Josephine Charlotte du Val d’Ognes (died 1868)

1801, Oil on canvas, 161.3 x 128.6 cm

Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917 / 17.120.204

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Auguste Renoir, A Young Girl with Daisies

1889, Oil on canvas, 65.1 x 54 cm

The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ittleson Jr.Purchase Fund, 1959 / 59.21

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Edgar Degas, Dancers, Pink and Green

ca. 1890, Oil on canvas, 82.2 x 75.6 cm

H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 / 29.100.42

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Paul Cezanne, Still Life with Apples and Pears

ca. 1891-92, Oil on canvas, 44.8 x 58.7 cm

Bequest of Stephen C. Clark, 1960 / 61.101.3

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Claude Monet, Water Lilies

1916-19, Oil on canvas, 130.2 x 200.7 cm

Gift of Louise Reinhardt Smith, 1983 / 1983.532

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Great Hall, 2019.

Photo: Courtesy of The Met

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Staircase leading from the Great Hall to the European Painting Galleries, 2013.

Photo: Courtesy of The Met

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, European Paintings Galleries, Gallery 601, photographed in 2021 after the Skylights Project’s Phase 1 renovation was completed.

Photo: Courtesy of The Met

 

Previously, I attended the Master Raffaello exhibition at Ciputra Artpreneur, so it could be said that Raffaello's artworks the most familiar for this time.

 

For further information:

 

Reference:
https://met.exhn.jp/

https://www.nact.jp/english/exhibitions/2021/met/

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