You may not have heard of French artist Paul Claude-Michel Carpentier (1787-1877), but he has immortalized himself plus his wife and daughter for posterity.
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French artist Camille Corot (1796-1875) was a master painter, equally accomplished in both landscape and portraiture. He also influenced the younger generation of Impressionists who succeeded him.
French artist James Tissot (1836-1902) was famed for his portrayals of women, usually engaged in leisurely activities. However, in the later years of his career, he painted mainly Biblical scenes.
French painter Jean-Jacques Henner (1829-1905) was a contemporary of the French Impressionists but his style and subjects generally differed. However, his portraits of girls and women can rival the artistry of a Renoir or a Cassatt.
COROT, PREDECESSOR TO IMPRESSIONISM A FAVORITE TREE Reality is one part of art; feeling completes it….Before any site or any object, abandon yourself to your first impression. If you have really been touched, you will convey to others the sincerity of your emotion. Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Notebooks, c. […]