American twentieth century artist Joseph Stella (1877-1946) often depicted the industrial power of the United States, symbolized in modern structures such as the Brooklyn Bridge. However, Flowers, Italy, reflects Stella’s creative bond with his birth country of Italy.
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French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) may be renowned for his beloved portraits of women and children. However, his exquisite bouquets of flowers done throughout his career, rival any artistic master.
American artist George Hitchcock (1850-1913) spent most of his art career in the Netherlands, often enthralled by the unforgettable spectacle of spring.
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake…. Henry David Thoreau* Symbolist French artist Odilon Redon (1840-1916) is rarely surpassed in his extraordinary representations of flowers. The writings of author Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) continue to be relevant in the 21st century, ranging from the environment to politics. *A Week on the Concord […]
I didn’t become an Impressionist….As long as I can remember I’ve always been one.* Claude Monet French master and Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) created several works focusing on the special beauty of autumn chrysanthemums. *Quote is from Monet: A Retrospective by Charles Stuckey, published in 1985.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world. Christian Dior* Jan Frans van Dael (1764-1840) was a Flemish artist who made his name in Paris creating intricate and richly colored arrangements of flowers. Christian Dior (1905-1957) revolutionized the world of French fashion, especially during the post-World War II period. *Attributed, […]
Returning soon! Meanwhile, welcome autumn with a seasonal offering of flowers by French artist Armaud Guillaumin.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A BRIEF HIATUS RETURNING SOON Long conversations beside blooming irises— joys of life on the road Matsuo Basho A remembrance of spring in August. And don’t forget our blog while we take a hiatus for a technical update! The above image is in the U.S. public […]
WOMAN IN THE WINDOW WHERE ARE THE MORNING GLORIES? Any of various plants, especially of the genera Ipomoea and Convolvulus, as I. purpurea, a twining plant having cordiate leaves and funnel-shaped flowers of various colors, often opening only in the morning. Morning Glory, definition, Dictionary.com Here’s another blog featuring the work of American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910). […]
THE LAST ROSES OF SUMMER THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose Gertrude Stein, Sacred Emily Frans Mortelmans (1865-1936) was a Belgian Impressionist. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was not only a significant American writer but also a major collector of modern art. The above image is used solely for […]