Museum of Fine Art. Montreal. Canada.
During its a few 140 years of existence, the Museum of the fine arts of Montreal gathered more than 25 000 objects which form today one of the most important encyclopedic collections of North America. The collection of Baroque art, include works French, Italian, Dutch and Flemish, with painting of Nicolas Poussin, Salvador Rosa, Rembrandt, Emmanuel de Witte, Pieter Bruegel the young and others. Largillière, William Hogarth and Gainsborough illustrate the art of the portrait at the 18th century.
Among the Italian Masters, one can quote Canaletto, Tiepolo and Pellegrini. The majority of works of the collection of the 19th century come from gifts and legacies made by eminent montreal families and reflect their taste for the artists of the School of Barbizon, of which Corot and Daubigny. The Museum has also beautiful
Daumier, a tempting painting of James Tissot, to which are added works of the impressionists and signed
postimpressionists Renoir, Sisley, Pissarro, Monet and Cézanne. The Museum has a rich person collection of European masterpieces as well as objects and sculptures, medieval time until the contemporary time.