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

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

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Christ Blessing
1481
Hans Memling, German (worked in Flanders), about 1430–1440 to 1494

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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

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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

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Automedon with the Horses of Achilles
1868
Henri Regnault, French, 1843–1871

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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

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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

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

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