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 […]
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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.
RANDOM IMPRESSIONS WITH CASSATT A BOX AT THE PARIS THEATER Mary Cassatt is remembered best for her unforgettable depictions of maternal love, but she also was inspired by the audience at the Parisian theater. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
Reposted blog. THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES PARADISE IN THE BACKYARD In my mind I have finer pictures than ever before. Ten thousand pictures come and go every day and those are the only complete pictures painted, pictures that shall never be polluted by paint and canvas. John Henry Twachtman* Like Claude Monet, […]
Reposted blog. DREAM RIVER AT GIVERNY THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide down thy stream Gently,—-as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream. Bryan Walter Procter, Poems of Home American Impressionist John Leslie Breck (1860-1899) returned often to Giverny, the home and inspiration of Claude […]
American Impressionist painter William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941) is often associated with the Boston School, along with other contemporary artists Joseph DeCamp, Edmund Tarbell, and Frank Weston Benson.
Here’s another reposted blog on American Impressionist Joseph DeCamp associated with the Boston School. THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES How many times has she marveled at The Blue Cup, examining with pleasure its perfect dimensions and intricate patterns. A ritual she always performs in solitude without distractions, while taking […]
California Impressionist Granville Redmond (1871-1935) expressed in oil the often spectacular beauty of the state where he resided most of his life. He also acted for Charlie Chaplin, who was an admirer of the artist’s works.
American Impressionist Childe Hassam traveled widely as an artist both in the United and Europe. However, he often returned to his native New England, creating dynamic seascapes such as the work above done on the Isle of Shoals, just off the coast of New Hampshire.