Reinstalling the Nineteenth-Century Paintings Collection

This spring the Walters will welcome back forty of its best-known paintings. J.A.D. Ingres’ Oedipus and the Sphinx, Claude Monet’s Springtime and many more will return to the galleries from a triumphant year-long tour in the traveling exhibition Masterpieces of Nineteenth-Century Painting from the Walters Art Museum. The exhibition opened at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (January 30–May 30, 2010) and followed with a record-breaking run at the University of Texas’s Blanton Museum of Art (October 2, 2010–January 2, 2011). Early summer will also see the return of an important group of works from the acclaimed exhibition The Spectacular Art of Jean-L