Les arceaux fleuris, Giverny (Flowering Arches, Giverny)

Image Credits: Les arceaux fleuris, Giverny (Flowering Arches, Giverny), Claude-Oscar Monet, 1913. Oil on canvas. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Donald D. Harrington.

Pollice Verso

Image Credits: Pollice Verso, Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1872. Oil on canvas. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase.

Salome with the Head of St. John the Baptist

Image Credits: Salome with the Head of St. John the Baptist, Carlo Dolci, c. 1670. Oil on canvas. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of an anonymous donor.

About The European Collection

Our European Collection includes more than 1,200 paintings, drawings and sculptures depicting everything from religious subjects to everyday life from the 14th to 19th centuries. The collection galleries explore the characteristics of major styles from Renaissance to Impressionism, as well as connections among artworks from diverse parts of the globe. Represented artists include: Marco Palmezzano, Astorga Master, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Il Guercino), Abraham Janssens, François Boucher, George Romney, Jean-Baptiste Greuze and Jean-Antoine Houdon, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Auguste Rodin, Baron Antoine-Jean Gros, Ferdinand-Victor-Eugene Delacroix, Gustave Courbet, and Claude Monet.

Provenance Project

In accordance with the American Association of Museums' (AAM) "Guidelines Concerning the Unlawful Appropriation of Objects During the Nazi Era" enacted in April 2001, Phoenix Art Museum is in the process of preparing and providing detailed downloadable provenance information for all of its European paintings made before 1946. Read more about the Provenance Project.

Thorne Rooms

These rooms were conceived, designed and in large part created by Narcissa Niblack Thorne. An Indiana native, Thorne began to collect miniature furniture and household accessories during her travels to England and the Far East shortly after the turn of the 20th century.

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Leonardo da Vinci’s The Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation Steele Gallery Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Sunday, April 12, 2015

Past Exhibitions

Cézanne and American Modernism Steele Gallery Thursday, July 1, 2010 - Sunday, September 26, 2010

Passport to Europe Steele Gallery Sunday, April 6, 2008 - Sunday, June 15, 2008

Masterpiece Replayed Katz Wing, Main Level Sunday, January 20, 2008 - Sunday, May 4, 2008

Illuminated Manuscripts Steele Gallery Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - Sunday, March 9, 2008

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