Australian Impressionist John Peter Russell (1858-1930) was a friend and colleague of artistic icons Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh, spending most of his career in France where he created the work above.
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American Impressionist Edward Potthast (1857-1927) celebrated sun-filled scenes of the outdoors, whether Central Park in New York City or the dramatic coast of New England.
While I’m away in Ireland, take a look at this view near Donegal by British artist Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896).
French Realist Gustave Courbet (1819-1877) often created seascapes, giving the viewer a sense of the vastness of the ocean and sky.
MONET’S SPECIAL ISLAND THE COAST, SEA & ROSE-GOLD SKY I felt the need, in order to widen my field of observation, and to refresh my vision in front of new sights, to take myself away for a while from the area where I was living, to make some trips lasting several weeks in […]
AN IMPRESSIONIST SUMMER DOWN TO THE SEA AGAIN I must go down to the sea again, for the call of the running tide Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied: And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying, And the flung spray and the […]
PLEASE WINSLOW HOMER & THE SEA MOONLIGHT AT MIDNIGHT Stars veil their beauty soon Besides the glorious moon, When her full silver light Doth make the whole earth bright. Sappho, fragment One of the leading American masters, Winslow Homer (1836-1910) might be called the mariner artist, creating countless interpretations […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. LOOKING AHEAD TO SUMMER LITTLE GIRL ON THE BEACH The beaches are beautiful with whiter than white sands and the sea water is clear and inviting…Visit the inspiring museums and dwell in the world famous paintings by artists such as […]
A RUSSIAN IMPRESSIONIST’S GARDEN JEWEL OF THE BLACK SEA COAST A garden isn’t meant to be useful. It’s a joy. Margaret Rumer Godden By the time Russian artist Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939) visited Paris in 1885 for the first time, Impressionism was already becoming an international movement. He quickly adopted the then radical style which […]
PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO CLICK THE PAINTING TO ENLARGE IT. A WEEK AT THE SEA THE COMING THUNDERSTORM There is peace even in the storm.* Vincent van Gogh Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) was an early American landscape artist who traveled extensively, beginning in the northeastern United States, where he created the eerie Approaching Thunder Storm along Narragansett […]