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October 8, 2004

MHC Art Museum Showcases French Landscape

Charles-Francois Daubigny, The Water’s Edge, Optevoz, circa 1856

French painters over the centuries have taken to landscape with a zeal arguably unmatched by artists of other nationalities. Their engagement with nature is illustrated in an exhibition at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum this fall titled Valenciennes, Daubigny, and the Origins of French Landscape Painting, on view from September 7 through December 12. The exhibition traces the depiction of landscape from the late Renaissance—when it first emerged from the background of narrative representation—to the eve of Impressionism in the nineteenth century. more>

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Kathy Blaisdell Joins MHC as Financial Assistance Director  more>

MHC Hosts Visitors from the United Arab Emirates more>

Ousmane Sembène to Screen Moolaadé, 2004 Winner At Cannes  more>

Crew Team Christens Two New Four-Boats more>

Alumnae Association Expands Services for Current MHC Students more>

Staging Black Femininity Series at Mount Holyoke This Fall more>

Mountain Day 2004 more>

Day of Giving more>

MHC Newsmakers more>

MHC Milestones more>

Notices more>

Happenings more>



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