The Irvine Museum’s collection of California impressionism comes to UCI


Armin Hansen, “The Farmhouse,” c. 1915. The Irvine Museum Collection

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 – James Irvine Swinden, president of The Irvine Museum, has announced the transfer of the museum’s remarkable collection of California impressionist paintings, valued at approximately $17 million, to the University of California, Irvine. The campus’s largest single gift of art to date, this generous donation has initiated the process of constructing a museum at UCI.

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