Collection of The Art Institute of Chicago


Located in Chicago’s Grant Park The Art Institute of Chicago houses the third largest permanent art collection in the United States and is home to one of the world’s most noteworthy collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.  The museum collects works in all mediums, from all cultures and all historical periods.  The Art Institute’s collection consists of over 260,000 works.  The Impressionist collection includes masterpieces from Monet, Degas, and Renoir as well as Post-Impressionist works from Seurat, Gauguin and Van Gogh.


Year Name Type Image
1889 La Berceuse (Augustine Roulin) Painting La-Berceuse-(Augustine-Roulin)





Enclosed Field with a Sower in the Rain Quay with Men Unloading Sand Barges Field with Factory View of Saintes-Maries with Cemetery
Enclosed Field with a Sower in the Rain Quay with Men Unloading Sand Barges Field with Factory View of Saintes-Maries with Cemetery
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