This stunning 52-week engagement calendar features enchanting works of art depicting parks and gardens throughout France, from Paris to Provence, all masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection. Featuring a range of works from the eighteenth to the twentieth century from paintings to decorative arts, the calendar highlights works by Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, and Vincent van Gogh, alongside modern works by Henri Matisse, Pierre Bonnard, and Georges Braque. An identifying caption and a brief descriptive historical text accompany each work featured. Pages alternate between glossy paper for art pages and matte paper for calendar pages for ease of writing. Paperback with spiral binding; packaged in a gift box.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the Western Hemisphere and the world's most encyclopedic art museum. Founded in 1870, its permanent collection, housed in 17 curatorial departments, comprises more than 2 million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present, from every part of the globe, in all artistic media, and at the highest levels of creative excellence.