French artist Louise Abbema (1853-1927) is an example of the increasing prestige of women painters in the late nineteenth century, from new art educational opportunities to growing professional acceptance in areas such as portraiture. Both she and Impressionist Renoir (1840-1919) recreated the vitality and spirit of actress Jeanne Samary (1857-1890), though utilizing different styles.
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Welcome in 2018 with one of French artist Suzanne Valadon’s interpretations of the feline universe. Her dates are born, 1865, died 1938. In the U.S. public domain.
Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really. Agnes Sligh Turnbull, The Flowering Italian artist Giovanna Garzoni (1600-1670) was a successful painter of the Baroque era; American novelist and short story writer Agnes Sligh Turnbull (1888-1982), produced numerous works often set in her native western Pennsylvania.
It may be life is only worthwhile at moments. Maybe that is all we ought to expect. Attributed to Sophie Gengembre Anderson British artist Sophie Gengembre Anderson (1823-1903) was well known in her own time, especially for her depictions of children and women. She is gaining in popularity again, her works sometimes selling for high […]
REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS A ONCE “LOST” PAINTER For she had eyes and chose me. William Shakespeare, Othello, Act III French artist Marie-Denise Villiers (1774-1821) was rediscovered only in the 20th century; before then, her works were attributed to other painters such as famous contemporary Jacques-Louis David. British playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) continues to maintain […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THROUGH THE EYES OF A COLLEAGUE OF CASSATT CHILDREN IN CHURCH ___________________ When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.* Ernest Hemingway Ohio born Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938) was a contemporary of Mary Cassatt and like her fellow American colleague, spent […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THROUGH AN ARTIST’S COMPASSIONATE EYE A PRICELESS PET Not Carnegie, Vanderbilt, and Astor together could buy a quarter share in my little dog. Ernest Thompson Seton* French artist Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899) was s ground-breaking woman painter (receiving the Legion of […]
Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it. WUNDERKIND ARTISTS THIS WEEK THE MYSTERY OF THE 12 YEAR OLD PRODIGY Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he (or she) grows up.* Pablo Picasso Was Swiss prodigy Anna Waser (c. 1678-1714) actually only […]
Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it. GOLDEN MELODIES IN ART WOMAN WITH A LUTE Thou art my lute, by thee I sing,— My being is attuned to thee. Thou settest all my words-a-wing, And meltest me to melody. Paul Laurence Dunbar Italian Baroque painter Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) has recently […]
Click on the work of at to enlarge or enhance it. REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS A FANTASY OF FEMINISM Others such as Kate Bunce belonged to the so-called second and third generation of Pre-Raphaelites, which drew inspiration from the fantasies of feminism created by Dante Gabriel Rossetti or the visual lyricism of […]