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)





The Old Tower in the Fields Starry Night Over the Rhone The De Ruijterkade in Amsterdam Mountainous Landscape Behind Saint-Paul Hospital
The Old Tower in the Fields Starry Night Over the Rhone The De Ruijterkade in Amsterdam Mountainous Landscape Behind Saint-Paul Hospital
"The diseases that we civilized people labor under most are melancholy and pessimism."