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Arts of Europe

The MFAH collections of art created on the European continent encompass artistic styles across the time line of history, from the ancient world to the Middle Ages, and the Early Modern era to the 21st century.

 
DAMIEN HIRST
End Game
Glass, stainless steel, human skeletons, and medical equipment
2000–2004
WILLIAM BOUGUEREAU
The Elder Sister
Oil on canvas
1869
ANTONIO GIOVANNI CANAL, called CANALETTO
The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice
oil on canvas
c. 1730
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Portrait of a Young Woman
Oil on wood
1633
VINCENT VAN GOGH
The Rocks
Oil on canvas
1888
Armchair
Beech, gilding, and upholstery (not original)
c. 1770
WILLEM VAN AELST
Hunt Still Life with a Velvet Bag on a Marble Ledge
Oil on canvas
c. 1665
ROGIER VAN DER WEYDEN
Virgin and Child
Oil on wood
Painted after 1454
PETER CHANG
Bracelet
Acrylic, PVC, found objects, and polystyrene foam
1992
God the Father
Ivory
Early 15th century
SIMON VOUET
Saint Sebastian
Oil on canvas
c. 1618-20
LE CORBUSIER, PIERRE JEANNERET, CHARLOTTE PERRIAND, Manufactured by EMBRU-WERKE AG
Chaise Longue 2072
Bent chromed steel, iron, leather, canvas, and rubber
Designed 1928–29, made c. 1933–37
PABLO PICASSO
Two Women in Front of a Window
Oil on canvas
1927
JOAN Miró
Painting (Circus)
Oil on canvas
1927
CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI
A Muse
Polished bronze
1917
THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH
Coastal Scene with Shipping and Cattle
Oil on canvas
c. 1781–82
GUSTAVE COURBET
The Gust of Wind
Oil on canvas
c. 1865
PAUL CÉZANNE
Madame Cézanne in Blue
Oil on canvas
1888–90
Punch Pot and Cover
Soft-paste porcelain
c. 1765
BARTOLOMEO VENETO
Portrait of a Lady
Oil on panel
Probably 1520s