In works like Balcony in Winter above, American Impressionist John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902) captured the haunting beauty surrounding his home in the Connecticut countryside, where he lived several years with his wife and children.
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American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) created numerous interpretations of winter, from snowy landscapes to women attired for the season.
THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES PARADISE IN THE BACKYARD In my mind I have finer pictures than ever before. Ten thousand pictures come and go every day and those are the only complete pictures painted, pictures that shall never be polluted by paint and canvas. John Henry Twachtman* Like Claude Monet, American […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. DREAM RIVER AT GIVERNY THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide down thy stream Gently,—-as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream. Bryan Walter Procter, Poems of Home American Impressionist John Leslie Breck (1860-1899) returned often to Giverny, […]
WINTER INTERMEZZO NEW ENGLAND ISLAND, ETERNAL SUMMER …..there shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.* Celia Thaxter, poet American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), like his French counterparts led by Claude Monet, often recreated the luminous light and color of summer. Except his inspiration was mainly within the heart of New England, from […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THE ART OF THE BLIZZARD! THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES American impressionist John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902) may have loved to paint the snowy landscapes of his home on Round Hill Road in Greenwich, Connecticut, but I’m not so enthusiastic about the blizzard arriving […]
RANDOM IMPRESSIONS WITH CASSATT A BOX AT THE PARIS THEATER Mary Cassatt is remembered best for her unforgettable depictions of maternal love, but she also was inspired by the audience at the Parisian theater. Here’s the concluding entry for Random Impressions. See you Monday after my vacation. Cassatt and Degas […]
BE CERTAIN to click on the painting to ENLARGE it! DREAMING AMONG WHITE BIRCH TREES RANDOM IMPRESSIONS Have you heard of the American Impressionist Robert Reid and his Reverie? Click to enlarge. I’m returning soon from my trip……. Reflect on another work by this artist, just click: Forgotten Impressionist, Robert Reid The above image […]
FORGOTTEN IMPRESSIONISTS POPPIES FOREVER! …..Here is a brighter garden, Where not a frost has been; In it unfading flowers I heard the bright bee hum: Prithee, my brother, Into my garden come! Emily Dickinson, There is Another Sky American artist Robert William Vonnoh (1858-1933) created mainly in the Impressionist style that quickly became an […]
FORGOTTEN IMPRESSIONISTS IN THE EYE OF BEAUTY She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes….. Lord Byron, She Walks in Beauty Like the Night Robert Reid (1862-1929) was a member of […]