And he chose to share it with the public and when someone does that you take advantage! Spend some time here and use the books available in each room to match the works with the artist. This collection is special.
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As part of our visit to Philadelphia we went to view the Barnes collection Surely the largest collection of Renoir in the world and possibly the one of the largest collections of Cezanne .The collection also includes many other wonderful example of other French and...More
Was lucky enough to visit the Barnes Foundation in its original location several years ago. It was a huge hassle involving membership, reservations and inconvenient trip to the suburbs. Know that the move to the new location was controversial, but it makes this fantastic collection...More
Highly recommend this one of a kind mostly impressionist era exhibit in downtown Philly. An unbelievable collection of Renoir, Picasso, Miro, Matisse, Degas, Van Gogh etc. all displayed in a unique and overwhelming fashion which took some time to get used to. You will need...More
Dr. Barnes collected an exceptional collection of art with emphasis on Renoir and Cezanne and with excellent early Picasso, Corot, Modigliani and Degas. He has so much art that it has to be displayed 3 or 4 deep. It is displayed exactly as he hung...More
I visited the museum in its original location over 50 yearrs ago and it was marvelous. the new location is nice and the art is still magnificent. I would recommend a visit to anyone who likes impressionism especially Renoir!