Tag Archive: gardens in art

Jul 16

Arts Everyday Living: John Singer Sargent & Friends in the Garden of an Italian Villa

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           JOHN SINGER SARGENT & FRIENDS IN THE GARDEN OF AN ITALIAN VILLA   ____________________ ____________________ You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. John Singer Sargent* American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was a virtuoso of the …

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Jul 10

Arts Everyday Living: Childe Hassam, America’s Monet–In a French Garden

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           CHILDE HASSAM, AMERICA’S MONET IN A FRENCH GARDEN   ____________________ ____________________ Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impressions which nature makes upon the eye and brain. Childe Hassam* I’ve done several blogs on American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) over …

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Aug 26

Arts Everyday Living: The Magical Garden—-Among the Hollyhocks

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE MAGICAL GARDEN AMONG THE HOLLYHOCKS   ____________________ ____________________ As for marigolds, poppies, hollyhocks, and various sunflowers, we shall never have a garden without them.  Both for their own sake, and for the sake of old fashioned folks, who used to …

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Apr 30

Arts Everyday Living: On the Eve of May—Heaven and Earth in an English Garden

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         HEAVEN AND EARTH IN AN ENGLISH GARDEN ON THE EVE OF MAY   ____________________   _____________________ And spring arose in the garden fair, Like the spirit of love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams …

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Jul 01

Arts Everyday Living: The Forgotten Impressionists—Caillebotte, His Last Summer

      THE FORGOTTEN IMPRESSIONISTS THE FINAL SUMMER OF CAILLEBOTTE   If he had lived instead of dying prematurely, he would have benefited from the same turn of fortune as us, because he was full of talent…and when we lost him he was still only at the beginning of his career.* Claude Monet remembering …

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Jul 23

Arts Everyday Living: A Summer Art Escape—Van Gogh’s Miraculous Garden

Click on the work of art to enhance it.     I have a new drawing of a garden full of flowers; I also have two painted studies of it…..there’s one vertical and one horizontal one of the same subject—number 30 canvases.*   Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh, July, 1888         …

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Feb 27

Arts Everyday Living: More Artists from “Down Under”—The Australian Monet

          E. Phillips Fox (1865-1915), the artist of the The Green Parasol above, might have been born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, but by his early twenties, he was living in Paris. He would spend several years in France, initially from1887-1892 and then from about 1908 -1913. The Green Parasol, created …

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Jan 25

Arts Everyday Living: John Singer Sargent—A Walk in an English Garden at the Tate Britain

Click once, then twice to enhance John Singer Sargent’s Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose.         The magical Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose is often considered one of John Singer Sargent’s most popular works of art.  However, when Sargent began it in September, 1885 in the English countryside, he was still recovering from the disastrous …

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Oct 15

Arts Everyday Living: Travels with Monet—On the Riviera

Click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them. I’m taking a trip to Vienna starting today, so I thought while I’m away it would be fun to devote my blogs to one of the great travelers in art, Cluade Monet.  His itinerary included several countries as well as a variety of climates.  …

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