The 1972 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts robbery, sometimes called the Skylight Caper, took place very early in the morning of September 4 of that year
The 1972 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts robbery, sometimes called the Skylight Caper, took place very early in the morning of September 4 of that year. Three armed robbers used a skylight under repair to gain entry to the museum from its roof, tied up the three guards on duty, and left on foot with 18 paintings, including a rare Rembrandt landscape and works by Jan Brueghel the Elder, Corot, Delacroix, Rubens, and Thomas Gainsborough, as well as some figurines and jewellery
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA; French: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, MBAM) is an art museum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the largest art museum in Canada by gallery space.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA; French: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, MBAM) is an art museum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The museum is located on the historic Golden Square Mile stretch of Sherbrooke Street. The MMFA is spread across five pavilions, and occupies a total floor area of 53,095 square metres (571,510 sq ft), 13,000 (140,000 sq ft) of which are exhibition space.
Devoted and enthusiastic art and museum lovers, members of the President’s Circle continue the tradition of the first Montreal Museum of. .
Devoted and enthusiastic art and museum lovers, members of the President’s Circle continue the tradition of the first Montreal Museum of Fine Arts founders, who in 1860, believed in the importance of establishing a museum of international calibre in our city. Members of the President’s Circle-friends, benefactors, collectors, and protectors of the Museum-gather during organized activities in the Museum’s various pavilions to enjoy exhibitions and private evenings accompanied by a guest of their choice. Women of Influence Circle.
Discerning Tastes: Montreal Collectors 1880-1920, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1989-1990, 156-160, no. 5. The Art of Seeing: John Ruskin and the Victorian Eye, Phoenix Art Museum; Indianapolis Art Museum, 1993, fig. 57. 1993. 22. 1997. Joseph Mallord William Turner, Kunstforum Wien, Vienna, 1997, no. 93, repro. Loan for display with permanent collection, Cincinnati Art Museum, 2002-2003.
Brooke, Janet M. Discerning Tastes: Montreal Collectors, 1880-1920, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Monet's Journeys of the 1880s: "Plunging Both Hands Into the Ocean. In Claude Monet: A Floating World. Heinz Widauer and Dieter Buchhart, ed. 55-79. Montreal, Canada: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1989. Mentioned: cat. no. 45, p. 134. Küster, Bernd.
Janet M. Brooke, Discerning Tastes: Montreal Collectors 1880-1920, exh. ca. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal, Canada, 1989), fig. 23, p. 62. Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Ar. Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 90, color plate; p. 131, 256, repr. 1. Moira Egan and Cushing-Malloy, Inc, Bar Napkin Sonnets (Ann Arbor, 2009), repr. in color on front cover. John Varriano, Wine: A Cultural History, Reaktion Books (London, 2010), pp. 201-202, repr.
Also known as the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, entrance into the museum is always free. This Montreal art mecca is spread out over four pavilions and a striking sculpture gallery. except for special collections which require a fee). If you're looking to fully immerse yourself in local art, check out the Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion where you can see art created by the early Canadian settlers or admire Serge LeMoyne's quirky pop art. If you're more of classicist, the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion has a beautiful collection that spans from the middle ages to impressionism and beyond.
Author: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Category: Arts and Photo
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Inc. (December 31, 1989)
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