Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
Works on Paper and Paintings
30 November 2018 through 16 February 2019
4 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10075
Michael Werner Gallery, New York is pleased to present an exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824-1898), opening 30 November. Comprising loans from private and public collections, this exhibition presents a selection of works on paper and paintings by a seminal artist of the late nineteenth century. The exhibition is curated by art historian and former National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa curator Louise d’Argencourt, and Bertrand Puvis de Chavannes, the painter’s great grandnephew, an art historian, and the President of the Comité Puvis de Chavannes. D’Argencourt also organized the first posthumous Puvis de Chavannes retrospectives at the Musée du Louvre, Paris (1976), and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (1977).
on January 22nd, 2019