Boston in the Age of Neo-Classicism: 1810–1840
November 27th 1999 - February 5th 2000
 
 

Chronicling the development of the fine and decorative arts in Boston in the years 1810 to 1840, this exhibition is the first ever organized that is devoted exclusively to this period of Boston's artistic heritage. This comprehensive exhibition will feature furniture, silver, lighting, glass, porcelain, metal-work, paintings, watercolors, drawings, sculpture, and prints, and will include works on loan from a number of private and public collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Reynolda House, Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.