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Pierre Bonnard, Signac et ses amis en barque, c. 1924, Kunsthaus Zürich, 1932
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Paul Gauguin, La barrière, 1889, Kunsthaus Zürich, bequest of H. Hausammann, 1981
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Vincent van Gogh, Cabanes blanches aux Saintes-Maries, 1888, Kunsthaus Zürich, donated by Walter Haefner, 1995
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Claude Monet, Le bassin aux nymphéas, le soir, 1916/1922, Kunsthaus Zürich, gift of Emil G. Bührle, 1952
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Henri Matisse, Nature morte. Buffet et table, 1899, Kunsthaus Zürich, donated by the Holenia Trust in memory of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, with a contribution from Rolf and Margit Weinberg, 1998, © Succession Henri Matisse/2019 ProLitteris, Zurich
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Giovanni Segantini, Pascoli alpini, 1893/1894, Kunsthaus Zürich
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Claude Monet, Le Parlement, coucher de soleil, 1904, Kunsthaus Zürich, donated by Walter Haefner, 1995
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Georges Seurat, Le jardinier, c. 1882, Kunsthaus Zürich, donated by Walter Haefner, 1974
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Henry van der Velde, Plage de Blankenberghe, 1888, Kunsthaus Zürich, 1964
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Edouard Vuillard, Le Grand Intérieur aux six personnages, 1897, Kunsthaus Zürich, 1966

Manet’s unique water-lily paintings are a particular highlight, a testimony to his vision of a novel, ‘all-over’ painting that exploits the entire surface of the vast panel. Also well represented is the art of the ‘Nabis’ Bonnard and Vuillard, which proved especially popular in Switzerland when it first emerged. Important pieces by pioneering Post-Impressionists such as Gauguin, Cézanne and van Gogh prepare the ground for the artistic upheavals of the early 1900s.

« The Kunsthaus and the Bührle Collection are bringing their holdings together under one roof to create one of the biggest Impressionist collections anywhere in the world – right here in Zurich. » — Philippe Büttner, Collection Curator

When these works are joined by the Bührle Collection in the expanded Kunsthaus, the presentation will be the only one of its rank in Europe where visitors can experience, in a single place, the influence of Monet, Cézanne and others on the modern art that followed them.

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