Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Documents from the Philadelphia Museum of Art



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About the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art houses a world-renowned collection in a landmark building. Highlights of the collection include: the largest and most importnat collection of works by Marcel Duchamp; the greatest collection of sculpture by Constantin Brancusi outside Europe. The finest public collection of Auguste Rodin's sculpture in the United States; superb Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings by Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Edgar Degas; exceptional American painting, sculpture, furniture, silver, and ceramics that reflect Philadelphia's central role in American history; and extraordinary "period rooms" and architectural ensembles from around the world. The museum's landmark building, opened in 1928 at the western end of Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The other buildings that make up its campus include the Perelman Building, the Rodin Museum, and the two great eighteenth-century houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove.

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