American Painters in Italy Exhibition

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American Painters in Italy Exhibition

Published February 14, 2018

Since the founding of the United States, American painters have been attracted to the celebrated art, ancient ruins, and picturesque scenery of Italy. 
This exhibition of works from the Museum's collection features watercolors, drawings, and sketchbooks by 18 American artists who traveled to and were inspired by Italy from the late 18th to the early 20th century. Among the best known are John Singleton Copley, Thomas Sully, George Inness, James McNeill Whistler, Maurice Prendergast, and John Singer Sargent. 
   
The exhibition runs from 2/13 - 6/17/18 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave., New York, NY 10028.