Terra Foundation-supported Events

Collection Loan: American Cosmos: The Influence of Alexander von Humboldt on American Art and Culture

Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the exhibition American Cosmos: The Influence of Alexander von Humboldt on American Art and Culture will include Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre from the Terra Collection of American Art.   American Cosmos will be the first major exhibition using art as a lens to examine the 19th century naturalist Alexander von Humboldt’s  influence on American cultural developments in science, visual arts, literature, politics, and exploration.

Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre will be on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, from March 20 – August 16, 2020.

For more information, please visit:

https://www.si.edu/exhibitions/alexander-von-humboldt-and-united-states-art-nature-and-culture-event-event-exhib-6470

 

Samuel F. B. Morse, Gallery of the Louvre, 1831‒1833, oil on canvas, 73 3/4 x 108 in. (187.3 x 274.3 cm), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.51
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