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Haus Fur Die Impressionisten (a Home for the Impressionists): Das Museum Langmaatt in Baden Stiftung Sidney Und Jenny Brown (Museum Langmatt Baden)
Eva-Maria Preiswerk-Losel
August 2005
Book Description
Villa Langmatt in Baden is one of the prime gems among Swiss private collections open to the public. In 1908, Sidney and Jenny Brown began to assemble the collection, the first Impressionist grouping in Switzerland, and today the results of their astute, sensitive collecting are presented in the original domestic environment in which the Browns lived with their beloved Impressionist masterpieces. Works by Camille Corot and Eugène Boudin stand as preliminary pictures, followed by treasures from Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley, as well as Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin. Also featured are pieces by Gustave Courbet, Henri Fantin-Latour, Odilon Redon, and Mary Cassatt. The collection is rounded off with a few 18th-century canvases. A Home for the Impressionists presents...

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