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Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art
Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art
© Elizabeth Leitzell 2016, Elizabeth Leitzell

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Exterior View, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Exterior View, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art
© Elizabeth Leitzell 2016, Elizabeth Leitzell

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Interior View, Philadelphia Museum Of Art


The Philadelphia Museum of Art is known for its world-renowned collection and landmark building, a place that welcomes everyone. The Museum brings the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone. It connects people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable. This institution ranks among the largest and most important art museums in the United States. Home to more than 240,000 objects, it reflects more than 2,000 years of human achievement in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. The Museum is committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.

Collection Highlights


And So Was His Grandfather (Asta su Abuelo). Plate 39 from the series Los Caprichos (Caprices)

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

And So Was His Grandfather (Asta su Abuelo). Plate 39 from the series Los Caprichos (Caprices)
Arab Cheif

Mariano Fortuny y Carbó

Arab Chief
The Battle of the U.S.S. "Kearsarge" and the C.S.S. "Alabama"

Édouard Manet

The Battle of the U.S.S. "Kearsarge" and the C.S.S. "Alabama"
The Crucifixion

Rogier van der Weyden

The Crucifixion
Our Lady of Montserrat, artist/maker unknown, Mexican
Our Lady of Montserrat, artist/maker unknown, Mexican
Philadelphia Museum of Art: Collection Highlights
And So Was His Grandfather (Asta su Abuelo). Plate 39 from the series Los Caprichos (Caprices)

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

And So Was His Grandfather (Asta su Abuelo). Plate 39 from the series Los Caprichos (Caprices), 1797-1798, published 1799
aquatint, 21.3 cm x 15.2 cm
Purchased with the Bloomfield Moore Fund, 1950
Arab Cheif

Mariano Fortuny y Carbó

Arab Chief, 1874
oil on canvas, 122.9 cm x 79.1 cm
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
The Battle of the U.S.S. "Kearsarge" and the C.S.S. "Alabama"
Graydonw

Édouard Manet

The Battle of the U.S.S. "Kearsarge" and the C.S.S. "Alabama", 1864
oil on canvas, 137.8 cm x 128.9 cm
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
The Crucifixion

Rogier van der Weyden

The Crucifixion, c.1460
oil on oak panel, 180.3 cm × 92.6 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Our Lady of Montserrat, artist/maker unknown, Mexican
Our Lady of Montserrat, artist/maker unknown, Mexican, 18th century
oil on canvas, 153 cm x 135.1 cm
The Dr. Robert H. Lamborn Collection, 1903
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