Henriette Henriot was only 17 when French Impressionist Renoir (1841-1919) immortalized her in his vision of La Parisienne, a symbol of the chic French woman circa 1874. She’s definitely ready for the next shopping adventure in her smart, strikingly colored ensemble including the chapeau and tight fitting gloves. Soon teenage Henriette will be navigating […]
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French Impressionist Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) may not be as famous as his colleagues Monet and Renoir, but he also was in love with nature, recreating the luminous light and vibrant color of river scenes like the ones featured in this blog.
Reposted blog. RETURN OF FREDERIC BAZILLE FRIEND & COLLEAGUE OF MONET & RENOIR I can’t wait to get down to work at Meric; I intend to have the girl from Saint-Sauveur sit for me….. George Bazille, Letter to his parents, spring, 1868 French Impressionist Frederic Bazille (1841-1870), along with his […]
Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) made significant creative contributions to the French Impressionists, participating in all but one (1879) of the eight exhibitions held by the group. Why was Morisot unable to participate with her colleagues that year? Because of the birth of her only child Julie (1878-1966), who would someday become an artist herself. Morisot […]
Few artists can rival Impressionist Claude Monet’s visions of gardens. Here Monet portrays a corner of the impressive estate of Montgeron, where he spent time immortalizing its beauty for owner Ernest Hoschede.
Back in May, the Art Circle group explored their thoughts and feelings about the works of art of iconic Vincent van Gogh. How about French Impressionist master Claude Monet? Of our mini-gallery below, are you drawn to a specific painting? Or perhaps more than one? How about type of location? Particular season? Or period of […]
Impressionist icon Claude Monet (1840-1926) sometimes included his large family of eight children in the landscapes done around his home in Giverny. For instance above we can see Michel Monet and his stepbrother Jean-Pierre Hoschede, who were about the same age. While below is his depiction of two of his stepdaughters Blanche, an artist […]
Please make certain to click on the image to enlarge it. Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) spent hours walking through the French countryside, drawn to its transformation during the seasons. The painting above was probably done near his home in Giverny and perhaps the posing girl is one of his stepdaughters.
Here’s a chance to meet the children of Paul Berard. Reposting of earlier blog. A family album unfolds before us. The Berard children, like snapshots, move miraculously across the painted page. So lifelike, they seem to actually breathe, from the angelic baby sleeping soundly to the elder brother just below who studiously reads […]
French Impressionist Berthe Morisot (1841-1895), like her colleague Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), recreated domestic scenes, set in her family home.