Arts Everyday Living: East Meets West—Inspiration from an Impressionist to a Botanical Artist

Marianne North, Japan, c. 1850-1890, oil on canvas, National Trust, Swindon, UK

 

 

Asian art has always inspired Western artists including British artist Marianne North (1830-1890), known for her detailed and vivid botanical studies plus American Impressionist Joseph De Camp (1858-1923), who often focused on women in colorful costumes and interiors.

 

 

Joseph De Camp, The Blue Mandarin (The Blue Kimono), 1922, oil on canvas, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

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