The Hyde Collection is a historic house and museum complex with a distinguished collection of art, featuring Old Masters, 19th-Century European and American art, and Modern and Contemporary art. Located in a 1912 Italian Renaissance-style villa, the Museum holds approximately 3,000 paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and decorative arts, including furniture and textiles.
The Collection spans 6000 years of art history. For 50 years, Louis and Charlotte Hyde were avid and highly informed collectors, purchasing paintings and drawings by Botticelli, Claude Lorrain, El Greco, Rembrandt, Rubens, and Tiepoloas well as American artists including Eakins, Hassam, Homer, Ryder, Vedder, and Whistler.
The collection continues to grow, with a particular focus on American Impressionism and Modernism, including works by George Bellows, Stuart Davis, Dorothy Dehner, Arthur Dove, Adolph Gottlieb, Keith Haring, Barbara Hepworth, Wassily Kandinsky, Diego Rivera, Georges Rouault, David Smith, and Max Weber.