Tag Archives | American Impressionism

Winter Harmony

Arts Everyday Living: Through an American Impressionist’s Eyes: Summer Into Winter

  There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and it fills it with noblest inclinations. Washington Irving, Sketch Book American Impressionist John H. Twachtman (1853-1902) often recreated the beauty of his home and surrounding property, with a particular love for winter evident in Winter Harmony […]

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Arts Everyday Living: An American Impressionist & the Art of the Song

  Each time I think the song has ended….something higher and better begins for me. Hans Christian Andersen, The Flax American Impressionist William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) was a prolific artist who created a variety of subjects, from portraits to landscapes to genre scenes like The Song above.  Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) is best known for […]

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Childe Hassam, Harney Desert, 1908, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: Childe Hassam in America–Exploring the Multi-Colored Desert

CHILDE HASSAM IN AMERICA EXPLORING THE MULTI-COLORED DESERT     Childe Hassam, though not an Oregonian, created some of the best known paintings of Oregon’s landscape…….. His second trip to Oregon in 1908, was primarily focused on the Harney desert in Malheur County. The Oregon Encyclopeida American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), like his French contemporary Monet, […]

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Richard Edward Miller, Scarlet Necklace, 1914, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: At the Dressing Table Mirror—Through an Impressionist’s Eyes

  AT THE DRESSING TABLE MIRROR THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES     Jewelry is not unchanging.  Life transforms it and makes it bend to its requirements. Attributed to Coco Chanel Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943) was an American Impressionist, who created both in the United States and in France, including residing in Giverny, home of Claude […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Summer in March--Crimson Roses, Impressionist Sunlight

Arts Everyday Living: Summer in March–Crimson Roses, Impressionist Sunlight

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.           SUMMER IN MARCH CRIMSON ROSES, IMPRESSIONIST SUNLIGHT   You love the roses—so do I.  I wish The sky would rain down roses…. George Eliot, Roses American Impressionist Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931) created the haunting Crimson Rambler at his home near Boston, where he lived […]

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