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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.

 
EDGAR DEGAS
Woman Drying Herself
Charcoal and pastel on tracing paper, mounted by the artist on wove paper
c. 1905
HENRI MATISSE
Olga Merson
Oil on canvas
1911
GEORGE JEANCLOS
Kamakura
Earthenware
1995
SANDRO BOTTICELLI
The Adoration of the Christ Child
Oil on panel
c. 1500
CARL WILHELM KOLBE
I Too Was in Arcadia (Auch ich war in Arkadien)
Etching
1801
ALBRECHT DÜRER
Saint Eustace
Engraving
c. 1500–1501
JAN VAN HUYSUM
Still Life of Flowers and Fruit
Oil on wood
c. 1715
Plaque with Koimesis
Ivory
10th century
Bust of Madame du Barry
Soft-paste porcelain
c. 1771–73
PABLO PICASSO
The Rower
Oil on canvas
1910
EDVARD MUNCH
Self-Portrait
Lithograph printed on heavy gray-green paper
1895
WILLEM CLAESZ HEDA
Banquet Piece with Ham
Oil on canvas
1656
PIET MONDRIAN
Composition with Grid 1, 1918
Oil on canvas
1918
JACOB BODENDIECK
Ginger Jar
Sterling silver
1677-78
JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER
Sheerness as Seen from the Nore
Oil on canvas
1808
ANDRÉ DERAIN
The Turning Road, L'Estaque
Oil on canvas
1906
FRANTIŠEK KUPKA
The Yellow Scale
Oil on canvas
c. 1907
Heinrich Kühn
Mary Warner on a White Chair
Gum bichromate over platinum print
c. 1908
Stool, one of a pair
Limewood, gilt, and upholstery
c.1757
Console Table (one of a pair)
Red pine gilding, travertine marble, plaster, and iron
c. 1805