Curators’ Pick: “Suzanne Hoschedé-Monet Sewing” by John Leslie Breck

Curators’ Pick: Suzanne Hoschedé-Monet Sewing by John Leslie Breck

Jonathan Stuhlman, PhD, senior curator of American art at The Mint Museum, discusses the color, light and shadow, and inspiration behind artist John Leslie Breck’s painting “Suzanne Hoschedé-Monet Sewing.” It is one of fewer than a dozen paintings of Breck to be held in a public collection. John Leslie Breck was instrumental in introducing Impressionism to America. The exhibition “John Leslile Breck: American Impressionist” is on view at The Mint Museum’s uptown location through January 2, 2022. The exhibition includes this painting, as well as more than 70 other paintings by Breck.

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