Exhibitions

Long Term Installations

Widener Gallery

Intimate gallery featuring works by European wildlife artists

Many artists working today were directly inspired by the European artists featured in the Widener Gallery.

Northern King 1926, Oil on Canvas
Carl Rungius Germany, 1869 - 1959
Elephants c. 1917, Oil on Canvas
Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert Germany, 1865 - 1926
Arktikwanderer 1899, Oil on Canvas
Richard Friese Germany, 1854 - 1918
Tiger Observing Cranes c. 1890, Oil on Canvas/Panel
Jean-Leon Gerome France, 1824 - 1904

About the Installation

Many artists working today were directly inspired by the European artists featured in the Widener Gallery. Masterworks by Romantic painters Edwin Landseer, Théodore Géricault, Jean-Léon Gérôme, and Rosa Bonheur complement work by the acknowledged forefathers of wildlife art, including Richard Friese, Wilhelm Kuhnert, Bruno Liljefors, and Carl Rungius. Important European sculpture is also on view, highlighting Antoine-Louis Barye, Auguste Rodin, and Rembrandt Bugatti.