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
“Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but
how well you bounce.” Texas Proverbs
Photo Credit: By Judson Dunn from Houston, USA [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons