Asian art has always inspired Western artists including British artist Marianne North (1830-1890), known for her detailed and vivid botanical studies plus American Impressionist Joseph De Camp (1858-1923), who often focused on women in colorful costumes and interiors.
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American artist George Cochran Lambdin (1830-1896) and French master Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904) were both flower specialists, celebrating all the seasons with floral bouquets including the delicate mallows below that bloom into mid-autumn.
Welcome in autumn with a seasonal offering of flowers by French artist Armaud Guillaumin.
Please click on the paintings to enlarge and enhance. During the Baroque period in art, artists like still life specialist Italian Giuseppe Recco (1634-1695) created rich, detailed combinations of colorful flowers and tempting desserts. More than two centuries later, American master John Frederick Peo (1854-1907) presents a simpler yet appealing offering of cake, […]
French master Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) had a long and fruitful career, starting in the last half of the 19th century during the height of the Impressionist movement to the post-War World II period. He often depicted the interior of his own home using rich and varied colors as seen above, in which he included […]
French master Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) belonged to the generation of artists who succeeded the Impressionists, advancing the exploration of color, adding a new and vibrant palette. Reposted blog.
Finnish artist Adolf von Becker (1831-1909) captured a variety of everyday subjects, from the stillness of a slumbering cat (do you see the little rat?) to the warm yellow of the blooming flowers (although I haven’t been able to identify the form in the lower corner on our right).
Dutch artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) was renowned for his historical paintings of Classical Greek and Roman themes. However, he also focused on floral poetry, apparent in the moving Still Life with Tulips above using an unusual arrangement of colors and flowers. You might want to click on Flag of Truce below for another interpretation.
Reposted blog. MONET & RENOIR FLOWERS OF THE SEASONS In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowing glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, save perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from […]
If you are a fan of roses, here are two creative approaches by 1) French artist Gustave Bienvetu (1850-1916) who specialized in this elegant flower so beautifully rendered above, and 2) Irish painter Thomas Hovenden (1840-1895) who spent most of his career in the United States depicting a range of subjects, from still lifes […]