Monthly Archives: December 2018

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum acquires ‘Sunburst in the Riesengebirge’ by Caspar David Friedrich

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum has acquired “Sunburst in the Riesengebirge,” a landscape painting by the German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. The museum purchased the painting today (Dec. 12) at auction at Sotheby’s in London for a total price of $2.75 million, including buyer’s premium. The painting will be on… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum announces 2019 exhibition schedule

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3, 2018—Three main exhibitions next year will give St. Louisans the opportunity to study the 30-year career of one of the United Kingdom’s most important sculptors, to experience the art of Paul Gauguin, and to see masterworks from one of the world’s greatest collections of Dutch paintings. (To download web-sized images, right… Read More »