In a New Light: American and European Masters

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: In a New Light: American and European Masters

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Bowdoin Gallery
This reinstallation of collection highlights spanned the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, and brought together Bowdoin's famous colonial and federal portraits with the European masters that American patricians cherished. Late Renaissance and Baroque works illustrated biblical, mythical and historical narratives, exemplifying the civic and moral virtues that great leaders of the Enlightenment age were expected to possess.

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Works

The Meeting of Jacob and Joseph in Egypt, 1636. Claes Cornelisz. Moeyaert. Dutch, 1591-1655. Oil on canvas. Museum Purchase, Florence C. Quinby Fund, in memory of Henry Cole Quinby, Honorary Degree, 1916. 1970.41

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This reinstallation of collection highlights spanned the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, and brought together Bowdoin's famous colonial and federal portraits with the European masters that American patricians cherished. Late Renaissance and Baroque works illustrated biblical, mythical, and historical narratives, exemplifying the civic and moral virtues that great leaders of the Enlightenment age were expected to possess.