Russian artist Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927) considered daughter Irina his star model, painting her from infancy. Here she poses on the porch of a Swiss clinic where her father was recovering from a serious illness. Kustodiev skillfully balances the petite figure of Irina, with the massive mountain range extending behind her. Belgian Leon Frederic (1856-1940) […]
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Belgium artist William Degouve de Nuncques (1867-1935) is often considered a Symbolist, creating unforgettable canvases based on his imagination and the realm of fantasy.
Coffee, anyone? A 17th century woman drinking the always popular beverage from a saucer (a method of cooling it), a young girl of the early 1900s quietly enjoying a cup, along with a slice of bread, or the striking display of its accoutrements. Belgian Leonard Defrance (1735-1805) and Swiss Albert Anker (1831-1910) both immortalized […]
What would we do about chairs? Or stools? Belgian Leon Spilliaert (1881-1946) and Hungarian Sandor Galimberti (1883-1915) were both artists who featured pieces of furniture in their works of art, realizing how these ordinary objects are so essential to our lives.
American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910) is acclaimed for his stirring and powerful seascapes such as Sunlight on the Coast done at his home in Prout’s Neck, Maine. How does it compare, though, to the poetic tranquility of Marine by Belgian Symbolist artist Leon Spilliaert (1881-1946)?
Belgian artist Charles van Beveren (1809-1850) spent most of his career in the Dutch capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam.
Belgian artist Georges Lemmen (1865-1916) was influenced by both Impressionism of Monet, Renoir, and Degas, among others, and Neo-Impressionism, a style originating mainly with Georges Seurat.
Belgian artist Theo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926) was a versatile painter, his style influenced by both French Impressionist Claude Monet and Neo-Impressionist Georges Seurat.
Belgian nineteenth century artist Gustave Leonard de Jonghe (1829-1893) often portrayed domestic scenes, featuring stylish women engaged in activities such as reading letters and entertaining friends.
AN IMPRESSIONIST SUMMER CONTINUES EARLY MORNING WALK An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. Henry David Thoreau* I continue to find luminous works like Summer Morning by Belgian Impressionist Emile Claus (1849-1924), a perfect way to begin July 26th! *The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, […]