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The Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena

Norton Simon’s activity as a collector spanned more than 30 years and encompassed the purchase of more than 8,000 works of art during his lifetime. He began this pursuit in the mid 1950s with purchases of works by 19th-century painters such as Daumier, Degas, Renoir and Gauguin. The one lasting exception to his focus on French Impressionists and Post Impressionists in these early years was his abiding love of works by Rembrandt. By the end of the 1960s, his pace in buying accelerated, as his tastes expanded to embrace Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch and Flemish Old Masters, as well as 20th-century paintings, sculpture and works on paper by Maillol, Picasso, Henry Moore, Braque and Giacometti, among others.

Source: nortonsimon.org
411 W Colorado Blvd
Museum's collection
Pablo Picasso. Woman with book
9
Pablo Picasso
1932, 130.5×97.8 cm
Paul Klee. Asylum
3
Paul Klee
1930, 54×34 cm
Pablo Picasso. The head of a RAM
1
Pablo Picasso
1925, 80×99 cm
Pablo Picasso. Woman with a mandolin
1
Pablo Picasso
1925, 130.5×97.8 cm
Wassily Kandinsky. Green composition
6
Wassily Kandinsky
1923
Wassily Kandinsky. Small worlds II
4
Wassily Kandinsky
1922, 32.7×28.1 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. (no title)
0
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1921, 42×32 cm
Amedeo Modigliani. Portrait of Jeanne hébuterne, putting his hand on the back of a chair
2
Amedeo Modigliani
1918, 101×65.7 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. Mystical Head: Galka
0
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1917, 39×30 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. (no title)
0
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1916, 35×25 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. (no title)
0
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1915, 35×27 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. Oriental City
0
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1914, 53×49 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. (no title)
0
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1913, 54×50 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. (no title)
2
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1911, 53×49 cm
Franz Marc. Bathers
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Franz Marc
1910, 109×141 cm
Maurice Utrillo. The Basilica of Saint-Denis
1
Maurice Utrillo
1910, 68.6×48.3 cm
Henri Rousseau. Exotic landscape
2
Henri Rousseau
1910, 130×162 cm
Jean Edouard Vuillard. The Pitch Pine Room (formerly Denise Natanson and Marcelle Aron in the Summer House at Villerville, Normandy)
4
Jean Edouard Vuillard
1910, 46.4×64.4 cm
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky. Pine Tree
1
Alexey Georgievich Yavlensky
1909, 32×41 cm
Edgar Degas. A woman wipes her hair
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Edgar Degas
1908, 71.4×62.9 cm
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