Francis Cadell (1883-1937) was a member of the Scottish Colourists, whose works of art like the sophisticated model of A Lady in Black and sparkling A Vase of Water are created with an extraordinary range of multi-colors, from velvety blacks to vibrant yellows to porcelain blues.
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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.
French iconic artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was an extraordinary colorist and a master of patterns throughout his career, already apparent in the early work above. Below is one of his several self-portraits created about a year earlier. (Please be certain to click on each painting to enhance and enlarge them.)
Reposted blog. Colour expresses something by itself……. Vincent van Gogh’s passages on color in his letters to his brother Theo and other correspondents, not only complement some of his greatest paintings, but are sometimes works of art in themselves. He was very knowledgeable about color theory and studied the subject intensively. Here is just […]