The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) is one of the largest museums in the United States with a permanent collection spanning over 6,000 years of history with approximately 64,000 works from six continents. The museum’s collections and programs are housed across seven separate building/facilities.
The museum’s largest collections include Italian Renaissance painting, French Impressionism, photography, American and European decorative arts, African and pre-Columbian gold, American art, and post-1945 European and American painting and sculpture. Other collections include African-American art and Texas painting, modern and contemporary Latin American art, Asian art, and Islamic art.
The Masterpieces of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston include:
- “Portrait of an Old Woman” by Hans Memling
- “The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice” by Canaletto
- “The Elder Sister” by William-Adolphe Bouguereau
- “The Orange Trees” by Gustave Caillebotte
Further information about the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is available via the following links:
- Name: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
- City: Houston
- Established: 1900
- Type: Art museum
- Location: 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005 United States
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