Sir Joshua Reynolds, British, 1723–1792
The Infant Hercules, ca. 1785–89
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Highlighted Events Calendar

Cézanne and the Modern Exhibition Opening Celebration Saturday, September 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
In the Footsteps of Cézanne Sunday, September 20, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
In Conversation: Herb and Lenore Schorr Monday, September 14, 2015 @ 5:30 pm

Featured Stories

Princeton Shows a Rediscovered Guercino Painting

A recently identified painting by Guercino depicting Saint Sebastian is now on view in the European art galleries. Read about the painting that is on loan from the collection of Federico Castelluccio, recently featured by Eve Kahn for the New York Times.

Painting on Paper: American Watercolors at Princeton

This summer, the Art Museum presents its first-ever exhibition devoted solely to American watercolors. Painting on Paper comprises highlights from the Museum’s rich collection, supplemented by loans from the University’s Graphic Arts, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Western Americana collections housed in Firestone Library and from several alumni and patrons. 

Major New Sculpture Commissioned for Museum Entrance

The Museum’s front lawn has been home to a number of compelling works of art, from Pablo Picasso’s Head of a Woman to Magdalena Abakanowicz’s Big Figures to such short-term installations as Doug Aitken’s migration (empire) and, most recently, two remarkable sculptures by Alexander Calder. Now the lawn is poised to receive a new commission designed especially for the site by Doug and Mike Starn.

The Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection

Over three decades, Henry Pearlman assembled one of the finest collections of modern art remaining in private hands.  Explore the collection that has resided at the Princeton University Art Museum since 1976.