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Masterpieces & Historic Objects of the Columbus Museum of Art

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The Columbus Museum of Art is dedicated to collecting and exhibiting American and European modern art and contemporary art along with folk art, glass art, and photography.

The Masterpieces of the Columbus Museum of Art include:

  • Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Raphael and the Baker’s Daughter, 1840
  • Rosa Bonheur, The Coal Carriers, 1851
  • Winslow Homer, Haymaking, 1864
  • Paul Cézanne, Victor Chocquet, 1877
  • John Singer Sargent, Carmela Bertagna
  • Henri Rousseau, Tiger Hunt, c. 1895


“If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come.” Arapaho Proverb



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