• Charles Meynier, Wisdom Defending Youth from the Arrows of Love (detail), 1810

    Your Collection: Charles Meynier

  • Edmund Alleyn, Fête aux lanternes chez les Sioux, peuple pacifique (detail), 1964

    Edmund Alleyn: On View at the MACM

  • Rufino Tamayo, The Great Galaxy (detail), 1978

    Rufino Tamayo: On View at the NGC

  • Diana Thorneycroft, Canadians and Americans (Best friends forever...it's complicated), detail, 2013

    An Interview with Diana Thorneycroft

  • Lawren S. Harris, Ice House, Coldwell, Lake Superior (detail), 1923

    The Idea of North: On View at the AGO

  • Robert Lefèvre, Portrait of Napoleon I (detail), 1809

    Napoleon and Paris: On View at the CMH

  • Pablo Picasso, Femme couchée lisant, 1939

    Picasso: On View at the VAG

  • Charles Meynier, Wisdom Defending Youth from the Arrows of Love (detail), 1810
  • Edmund Alleyn, Fête aux lanternes chez les Sioux, peuple pacifique (detail), 1964
  • Rufino Tamayo, The Great Galaxy (detail), 1978
  • Diana Thorneycroft, Canadians and Americans (Best friends forever...it's complicated), detail, 2013
  • Lawren S. Harris, Ice House, Coldwell, Lake Superior (detail), 1923
  • Robert Lefèvre, Portrait of Napoleon I (detail), 1809
  • Pablo Picasso, Femme couchée lisant, 1939

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