This exhibition featured extraordinary masterpieces by some of the most famous artists of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements. It included a matchless group of paintings and watercolours by Paul Cézanne, as well as paintings and sculptures by artists including Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Edouard Manet, Vincent van Gogh, Jacques Lipchitz, Edgar Degas and Amedeo Modigliani.

This collection formed by Henry and Rose Pearlman after the Second World War is one of the most important in North America and this was the first time it had ever been shown in Europe.

The exhibition was open at the Ashmolean Museum 13 March – 22 June 2014.

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The exhibition was organized by the Princeton University Art Museum in cooperation with the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation.

The exhibition was generously supported by The Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust, The Patrons of the Ashmolean, and Savills (UK) Ltd.