American artist Granville Redmond (1871-1935) was a popular California Impressionist, who also was a friend of legendary Charlie Chaplin and acted in his movies.
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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.
No small dabs of color—you want plenty of paint to paint with. John Singer Sargent American master John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) not only painted portraits of the wealthy and elite of late nineteenth century Europe and United States. Smoke of Ambergris, for example, done early in his career in Morocco, represents the artist’s interest in […]
MONET’S SPECIAL ISLAND THE COAST, SEA & ROSE-GOLD SKY I felt the need, in order to widen my field of observation, and to refresh my vision in front of new sights, to take myself away for a while from the area where I was living, to make some trips lasting several weeks in […]
ALONG THE CANALS OF VENICE VIEW FROM A GONDOLA Venice is eternity itself. Joseph Brodsky American master John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) is best known for his portraits of the super-rich and celebrities of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. However, the artist also created scores of works in both oil and watercolor […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. IMPRESSIONIST COMRADES IN ART RENOIR’S TRIBUTE TO BAZILLE ….that pure-hearted gentle knight. Pierre-Auguste Renoir about Frederic Bazille In 1867, French Impressionists Frederic Bazille (1841-1870) and Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) were sharing a studio in Paris where the latter artist immortalized his […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY THROUGH THE EYES OF MARY CASSATT Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. George Eliot, Daniel Deronda Both American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) and British author Mary Anne Evans, professionally known as George Eliot (1819-1880), […]
THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES DAY AFTER THE WINTER STORM When it snows, shovel or make snow angels. Author Unknown When Hans Olde (1855-1917) was studying painting in Paris in the late nineteenth century, he soon became an enthusiastic follower of the Impressionist style; when he returned to his native Germany, he continued his career […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. MARY CASSATT’S SPECIAL MODEL PORTRAIT OF MARGOT IN A BONNET Childhood is the world of miracles or magic. It is as if creation rose luminously out of the night, all new and fresh and astonishing. Eugene Ionesco, Present Past Past […]
SAILING WITH RENOIR LOST IN THE SUNSET, BEYOND THE SHORE One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the distant shore. Andre Gide Impressionist great Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) did not confine his creative output to portraits of women and children that are so beloved by […]