Artwork of the Week: May 4

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Evert Pieters (Dutch, 1856–1932), In the Month of May, mixed media on canvas, 1899. 59 1/4 x 79 1/4 in. Gallery 33

Celebrate May and the approach of summer with this charming painting of six children seated in a field making flower garlands. Not normally on view in the Museum’s galleries, it has been installed in Gallery 33 for the month of May. The Museum’s founder, Edward Drummond Libbey, gave the painting to TMA in 1912.  Evert Pieters, a minor artist associated with The Hague School of painters, was widely collected in America at the time.

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