Object Lessons: Gainsborough, Corot, and the Landscape of Nostalgia
October 4, 2013 - April 6, 2014


A Peasant Smoking at a Cottage Door by the great English artist Thomas Gainsborough is on display at the Timken and featured alongside the View of Volterra by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot from the museum’s permanent collection. On loan from UCLA’s Hammer Museum, the painting will be part of a dossier exhibition called Object lessons: Gainsborough, Corot, and the Landscape of Nostalgia which runs through April 6.


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Object Lessons: Slice of Truth, the Reality of the Renaissance
May 2, 2013 - September 9, 2013

The first major loan of 2013 comes to the Timken Museum of Art from The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida. Giovanni Battista Moroni (1525-1578) is one of the most significant painters from 16th century Bergamo, Italy.

 


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Behold, America!: Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums
November 10, 2012 - February 10, 2013

On view November 10, 2012 through February 10, 2013, Behold, America!: Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums was a groundbreaking collaborative exhibition that brought together the finest American works from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art, and the Timken Museum of Art.


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Object Lessons: Goya’s Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta
May 10, 2012 - September 9, 2012


Francisco de Goya’s Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta, of 1820, was the second in a series of major loans to the Timken Museum of Art in 2012.


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Object Lessons: France in the Golden Age 
February 14, 2012 - June 3, 2012


The first in a series of small displays of art called "Object Lessons," was an inaugral grouping of five French seventeenth-century paintings displayed together on the occasion of the loan of Nicolas Poussin’s The Holy Family Returning to Nazareth from the Cleveland Museum of Art.


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