Images of the Seine on View January 14-April 3

For Immediate Release

January 05, 2005

Prints, drawings, and photographs of the River Seine will be featured in a special installation at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, January 14 through April 3. A River Runs Through It: Images of the Seine will feature 11 works on paper from the Clark's collection and three photographs from the Troob Family Foundation. The subjects range from pleasure outings in the environs of Paris to views of the bridges and bathing establishments in the heart of the city.

Graphic works in A River Runs Through It will include lithographs by such 19th-century artists as Pierre Bonnard and Honoré Daumier, and etchings and a drawing by Charles Meryon. The three photographs by an anonymous artist depict the flooding of the Seine circa 1910.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gallery admission is free through May. For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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