2 July-11 Sept 2005. A total of 50 works trace the relationship between French and American art during the late 19th century. Work from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston reveals local artists and collectors fascination with the Barbizon School - a group of French landscape painters active in the 1840s which is said to have influenced the Impressionists - and Impressionism. Artists featured include Jean-Baptist-Camille Corot, Edgar Degas, William Morris Hunt, John Singer Sargent, Edmund Charles Tarbell, Frank Weston Benson and Claude Monet.
9. Sat-Thurs 10.00-18.00. Fri 10.00-22.00.
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Impressionism Abroad: Boston and French Painting.
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccacilly, London, W1J OBD. For more information and to book tel. 0870 8488484.