Countess Tolstoya is a formal oil portrait of a Russian noblewoman done in 1796 by Elizabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun. A French artist and friend of Marie Antoinette, Le Brun fled France at the start of the Revolution and spent her time abroad continuing her work.
The Bridge At Narni is an 1827 painting by the French artist Camille Corot, depicting an ancient Roman bridge.
The Waterfalls dates to around 1872, and is an oil painting by the French artist Gustave Courbet, one of his final landscapes before seeking asylum in Switzerland.
I took this perspective of a corridor off the main gallery.
Rue de l'Hermitage, Pontoise is an 1875 oil painting by Camille Pissarro depicting the quiet town near Paris where he was living.
Claude Monet painted Jean Pierre Hoschede and Michel Monet On The Bank Of The Epte around 1887-90, showing his step-son and son near their home in Giverny.
Coming out of the world art area, I came into a temporary exhibit showcasing the Canadian artist James Wilson Morrice. Winter, Montreal is the title of this work. Morrice painted this between 1905-07, influenced by his time abroad but bringing it home in terms of his subject.
Le Havre is a 1909 painting by Morrice showing an idealized version of the location- the lighthouse, for instance, was a lamp post in reality.
I finish this tour with a final view of the Christmas tree that was in the glass tower at the time.