American artist George Hitchcock ((1850-1913) often painted the glories of flowers as is evident in Easter Sunday, in the delicate bouquet held by the young woman; the floral pattern of her costume; and the blooming field behind her. Hitchcock spent several years of his artistic career in the Netherlands where he probably created the work above. […]
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Japanese artist Kuroda Seiki (1866-1924) was influenced by both the artistic traditions of his native country as well as Western styles such as Impressionism. His interpretation of lilies is unique, representing the elegant flowers in a natural setting rather than displayed in the more standard vase.
Whether it’s spring or summer, gardens invite us into their realm of blossoming flowers and verdant trees. I could find little information on Polish artist Stanislaw Kamocki (1875-1944) but his painting above is overflowing with the bounty of nature. German Impressionist Max Liebermann (1847-1935) was honored in his native country for his creative contributions, […]
French artist and model Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) learned the foundations of art from Impressionist masters such as Pierre-Auguste Renoir, obvious in her buoyant interpretation of blooming tulips.
I know little about Nestor Gerans (nationality and dates unknown), except that he lived and worked in the 19th century, while Nakamura Tsune was Japanese, his dates 1887-1924. However, their interpretations of flowers are timeless, each work of art unique in its style and approach to nature.
French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a master of color, particularly in his depiction of flowers like the magical display of chrysanthemums in a multi-colored vase.
Because of being a woman Danish artist Nicoline Tuxen (1847-1931) faced many challenges to further her career. She was renowned for her still lifes, particularly her often exquisite interpretations of flowers. Although Tuxen could produce compelling portraits too.
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.
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.