Highlights from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

These are some really spectacular objects, just outrageously beautiful, and the best of their respective types that I have seen in person.

Statue of a queen Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 300–200 B.C.

Source: https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/statue-of-a-queen-156184Image

Virgin and Child
German, Medieval (Gothic), about 1490–95
Tilman Riemenschneider, German, 1460–1531
Source: https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/virgin-and-child-59586


Saint Mary Magdalen Penitent
about 1615
Domenico Fetti, Italian (Roman), about 1589–1624


Christ Blessing
Hans Memling, German (worked in Flanders), about 1430–1440 to 1494


An Artist in His Studio
about 1904
John Singer Sargent, American, 1856–1925
Source: https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/an-artist-in-his-studio-31260


Anna Powell Mason (Mrs. Patrick Grant)
about 1807
Gilbert Stuart, American, 1755–1828
Source: https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/anna-powell-mason-mrs-patrick-grant-34276


Automedon with the Horses of Achilles
Henri Regnault, French, 1843–1871


Madonna of the Clouds
Italian (Florence), Renaissance, about 1425–35
Donatello, Italian, 1386–1466
Source: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/madonna-of-the-clouds-58904


Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin
about 1435–40
Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish, about 1400–1464
Source: https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/saint-luke-drawing-the-virgin-31035


Mary Magdalen
about 1525–30
Jan Gossaert, Netherlandish, 1478–1532
Source: https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/mary-magdalen-35272


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