French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) created a multitude of flower still lifes during his long career. However, Basket of Flowers is one of his most sumptuous bouquets, overflowing with a variety of fleurs, particularly rich in color.
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I have little information on Anna Stanchi except that she was Italian and worked in the 17th century. Enjoy this incredible bounty of blossoms!
Russian artist Ivan Kramskoi (1837-1887) was particularly renowned for his portraits (one of his subjects was Leo Tolstoy), although his bouquet of flowers above demonstrates a deep love of nature.
Autumn is here but you might want to remember the last roses of summer in these two works of art by Croation Vlaho Bukovac (1855-1922) and Frenchman Dominique Hubert Rozier (1840-1901). Bukovac traveled widely, residing and working in Paris as well as Prague in particular; little information is available about Rozier.
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.
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.