CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

From the private collections of Texas: European art, ancient to modern

Exhibition: 22 November 2009 - 21 March 2010

Information from the museum website, 25 November 2009

This exhibition surveys the history of private art collecting in Texas from the oil boom days of Spindletop to the present day, telling the stories of the men and women in the state who have formed a significant collections of European paintings and sculpture of the highest quality – collections that might seem more at home in Paris, France , than Houston, Texas, or on an English country estate than a West Texas cattle ranch.