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Joslyn Art Museum Publishes Catalogue of European Collection

Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha announces a new catalogue dedicated to its European collection. European Paintings and Sculpture from Joslyn Art Museum is the first publication to reexamine the museum’s permanent collection in over three decades, marking a significant milestone for the institution and drawing well-deserved attention to the artworks in its care.

The richly illustrated volume presents 100 artworks from the collection, dating from the thirteenth century to the twentieth century and representing many of the most important artists, schools, and styles of European art history.

Several Dutch and Flemish paintings are included in the catalogue, such as Rembrandt’s Portrait of Dirck van Os (ca. 1658), Gerard Donck’s Portrait of Nicolaes Willemsz. Lossy and his wife Marritgen Pieters (1633), Maria van Oosterwyck’s Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase (ca.1685) and Landscape with a Mill (1634) by Jan van Goyen. Works by Jacob Fopsen van Es, Claes Bergoijs, Christiaen van Colenbergh,Peter Wtewael, Willem van Mieris are also represented. Other European painters included in the catalogue are Titian, Paolo Veronese, Claude Lorrain, Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, and Camille Pissarro.

Lead author for European Paintings and Sculpture from Joslyn Art Museum is Taylor J. Acosta curator of the European collection at Joslyn since January 2019. Dr. Acosta’s introductory catalogue essay offers an engaging history of the arts in Omaha and the formation of the Museum’s European collection.

European Paintings and Sculpture (2020)

European paintings and sculpture from Joslyn Art Museum
Taylor J. Acosta
Omaha, NE (Joslyn Art Museum) 2020
ISBN 9781735441603