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)





Interior of a Restaurant in Arles Orchard with Blossoming Apricot Trees Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre View of The Hague with the New Church
Interior of a Restaurant in Arles Orchard with Blossoming Apricot Trees Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre View of The Hague with the New Church
"I can't work without a model. I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true."