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.
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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.
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.