French artist Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) was considered one of renowned masters of his day, particularly of his nation’s peasants. His work had a major impact on Vincent van Gogh.
Legendary French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) created the entrancing portrait above, using the warm, rich colors typical of his later career.
Austrian master Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is usually identified with exotic works like THE KISS and PORTRAIT OF ADELE BLOCH-BAUER. However, Annerl above is a personal and intimate portrait, probably of Klimt’s sister Anna.
American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910) observed the changing moods of the sea from his studio, only a few feet from the shore at Prouts Neck, Maine.
Has French 19th century artist Edouard Manet (1832-1883) created an Impressionist brioche above? Is it appetizing? Or mainly a baked concoction of swirling brushstrokes?
Poppies are forever! At least through the eyes of French master Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926), whether he was living in Argenteuil in the 1870s or Giverny a decade later.
French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a close observer of the changing seasons. In the case of THE SHELTERED PATH, is the artist portraying a transitional landscape, when summer is transforming into autumn?
French master Edouard Manet (1832-1883) created some of the most exquisite flowers in the history of art during the last year of his lfe.
I have a portrait of myself, all ash-colored…..But exaggerating my personality. Also. I looked more for the character of a bonze, a simple worshipper of the eternal Buddha. Excerpt from letter by Van Gogh, 10/3/1888 to Paul Gauguin
Reposted from 2013. The Road goes ever on and on Out from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, Let others follow it who can! Let them a journey new begin. But I at last with weary feet Will turn towards the lighted inn, My evening-rest and sleep to […]