Legion of Honor
The Legion of Honor is located in San Francisco, California overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. The building which holds the collection was build to commemorate California solders that died during WWI. The impressive collection consists of 4,000 years of ancient and European art. It includes Rodin’s statue, Thinker, as well as European decorative arts and paintings, Ancient art, and one of the largest collections of prints and drawings in the country. The European art collection includes pieces by artists such as François Boucher, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, David, El Greco, Rubens, and numerous Impressionists and post-Impressionists including Degas, Renoir, Monet, Pissarro, Seurat, Cézanne among others.