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De Young Museum

De young museum

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco consists of two separate museum locations, the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park.

The de Young Museum, is an arts museum located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. The de Young is named for its founder, early San Francisco newspaperman M. H. de Young.

The Masterpieces of the De Young Museum include:

  • “Rainy Season in the Tropics” by Frederic Edwin Church
  • “At the Milliner’s (La Modiste)” by Édouard Manet
  • “Water Lilies” by Claude Monet

Further information about the De Young is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   De Young
  • City:                       San Francisco
  • Country:               United States
  • Established:        1895
  • Type:                     Art Museum
  • Locations:           50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, California

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