From International Gothic through the Realism of the 19th century the El Paso Museum of Art’s European collection includes masterworks by artists such as: Bernardo Bellotto, Sandro Botticelli, Canaletto, Jusepe de Ribera, Lavinia Fontana, Artemesia Gentileschi, Lorenzo Lotto, Bartolome Esteban Murillo, Hyacinthe Rigaud, Anthony van Dyck and Francisco Zubarán.
The El Paso Museum of Art's collection of European paintings is primarily composed of paintings and sculpture from the 13th through the 18th centuries generously donated in 1961 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
The Museum’s European collection also includes works on paper by Old Master artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Hendrik Goltzius, Stefano de la Bella, Adrien van Ostade, Giovanni Piranesi, Guido Reni, Salvator Rosa, Jacob van Ruisdael and Francisco Goya. In addition, works on paper by Impressionist artists such as Felix Buhot, Paul Cézanne, Charles François Daubigny, Edgar Degas, Jean-Louis Forain, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri Toulouse-Lautrec as well as 20th- century works on paper by artists such as Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Hans Erni, Françoise Gilot, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Salvador Dalí, Marisol Escobar, Joan Miró and Otto Peine are included in the European collection.
More information about the Museum’s European Collection can be found in the 2010 publication European Treasures: International Gothic through Realism available from the Museum Store.
European Treasures: International Gothic through Realism