The Collection: Paintings
Impressionism & Post-Impressionism
The Courtauld Gallery houses one of the finest collections of Impressionist
and Post-Impressionist paintings in the world. Formed by
the pioneering collector Samuel Courtauld, the collection offers an
array of outstanding works charting the development of modern French
painting from Monet and Renoir to Seurat and Gauguin.
Visitors can discover world-famous masterpieces such as van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, Manet’s great last painting A Bar at the Folies-Bergère and an extensive group of outstanding canvases by Cézanne.
Selected paintings from the collection:
- La Loge by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1874)
- A Bar at the Folies-Bergère by Edouard Manet (1882)
- The Montagne Sainte-Victoire by Paul Cézanne (c.1887)
- Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear by Vincent Van Gogh (1889)
- The Card Players by Paul Cézanne (c.1892-5)
- Lac d'Annecy by Paul Cézanne (1896)
Impressionists and Post Impressionists
With Dr Caroline Campbell, Schroder Foundation Curator of Paintings.
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Renoir's La Loge
Looking in detail at Renoir's La Loge with Professor John House.
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IN FOCUS ON PAINTINGS
Looking in detail at Cézanne's Montagne Sainte Victoire with Professor John House.
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