Robert Vonnoh’s Late Autumn is a mystery painting; I was unable to find its date and it seems to be privately owned. The location is also unknown. Did Vonnoh (1858-1933) paint it either in his native New England or France which he often frequented.
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Autumn is officially here in the Northern Hemisphere! American Impressionist artist Robert Vonnoh (1858-1933) divided his time between his own country and France. In the painting above, Vonnoh immortalizes the peaceful scenery of the Ile de France near Paris, with the mellow colors so typical of the fall.
Have you heard of American Impressionist John Otis Adams (1851-1927)? Born in Indiana, Adams studied abroad, both in London and Munich. However, Adams spent most of his career in his home state, creating a definitive body of work based on the changing landscape of the seasons. He belonged to the Hoosier Group, its members […]
American Impressionist Willard Metcalf (1858-1925) roamed the hills and mountains of New England, immortalizing the beauty of the surrounding environment throughout the seasons. And experience nature in a new way!
The End of the Season by American Impressionist William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), though created in another era, symbolizes the transition between summer and autumn. I often show it at this time of year on my arts everyday living blog.
American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) was a prolific artist, creating some 3,000 works of art including oils, watercolors, etchings, and lithographs. His paintings reflect the various places where he traveled and lived, from the intimate garden scene done while he was living in France from 1886-1889, to the rustic old house of East Hampton, […]
American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Boston artist William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941) were both masters of fashion in the early 20th century, with a special love of depicting vivid colors, decorative patterns, and rich textures.
Every artist has a special place that moves them deeply, the source of a bounty of works of art. For American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), it was the Isle of Shoals, just off the coast of New Hampshire, where he painted both coastal views (above) and the blossoming flower garden (below) planted by his […]
NEW ENGLAND ISLAND, ETERNAL SUMMER …..there shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.* Celia Thaxter, poet American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), like his French counterparts led by Claude Monet, often recreated the luminous light and color of summer. Except his inspiration was mainly within the heart of New England, from the picturesque […]
Mirrors have fascinated artists for centuries, whether Russian portraitist Valentin Serov (1865-1911) or American Impressionist Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919). Both works of art are intriguing interpretations of the complex relationship between the women and the reflections of their images.