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Objects of Art

WorkTypeCreatorAsNotedIn
Isabella Stewart Gardner Painting
Self-portrait Painting
The Concert Painting
The Rape of Europa Painting

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Isabella Stewart Gardner Significant name
Willard T Sears Architect
1900/00/00
1903/00/00 Charles Norton, the first professor of art history at Harvard University, sells his Venetian manuscript collection en bloc to Isabella Gardner. Dating from C15 to C18, most of the museums manuscripts are illuminated and survive in original bindings.
1903/01/00 John Singer Sargent Painter Isabella Gardner invites J S Sargent to paint at Fenway Court. Sargent will create several portraits in its elaborate Gothic Room.
1903/01/00 Isabella Stewart Gardner Benefactor Isabella Gardner invites J S Sargent to paint at Fenway Court. Sargent will create several portraits in its elaborate Gothic Room.
1903/02/00 Isabella Stewart Gardner Decorator Fenway Court opens to the public. The Gothic Room, which was not open, is dominated by Sargent's 1888 portrait of Gardner. The room was richly decorated according to her unique sensibilities with paintings, furniture, fabrics and architectural elements. Isabella Stewart Gardner
1990/03/18 Rembrandt's "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Govert Flinck's "Landscape with Obelisk" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Vermeer's "The Concert" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The Concert Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Edgar Degas Artist Degas' "Cortege aux Environs de Florence" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Jean-Frederic Bazille Artist Degas's "Program for an artistic soiree 2" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Rembrandt van Rijn Artist Rembrandt's Self-Portrait is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 A bronze eagle finial for a for a Napoleonic flagstaff and a Chinese Beaker or Ku are stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 James Ensor Artist Degas's Program for an artistic soiree 1 is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Edgar Degas Artist Degas's drawing "La Sortie de Pesage" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Rembrandt van Rijn Artist Rembrandt's "A Lady and Gentleman in Black" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Bernardo Martorell Artist Degas's "Three Mounted Jockeys" is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft
1990/03/18 Edouard Manet Artist Chez Tortoni by Edouard Manet (c 1878-1880) is stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Theft

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Particulars for Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum:
Art Attribute American Art
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Museum Type Museum
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Area of Significance Social History



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 83000603
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Sears,Willard T.
Architectural Style: No style listed
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1900
Associated People: Gardner,Isabella Stewart
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Museum
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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