French Impressionist Berthe Morisot (1841-1895), like her colleague Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), recreated domestic scenes, set in her family home.
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How could I resist spotlighting another masterpiece by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a revelation of spectacular color.
Legendary French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) created the entrancing portrait above, using the warm, rich colors typical of his later career.
Has French 19th century artist Edouard Manet (1832-1883) created an Impressionist brioche above? Is it appetizing? Or mainly a baked concoction of swirling brushstrokes?
The favorite model of French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was his wife Camille, who viewers can often discover in the artist’s numerous scenes of the countryside near Paris.
Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) and American artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) were contemporaries, both moved by the environment, immortalizing the dramatic power of a summer sunset whether on New England’s Atlantic coastline or France’s Seine River.
French artistic pioneer Edouard Manet (1832-1883) never exhibited with the Impressionists, but he admired and worked with them. The painting above is Manet’s tribute to Claude Monet (1840-1926) the leader of the revolutionary movement, who is painting in his studio boat accompanied by wife Camille Monet.
French Impressionist master Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was fascinated by the entertainment world of 19th century Paris, from the opera to the theater to the circus (as portrayed above).
While I’m going, spend a spring day with French Impressionist Camille Pissarro (1830-1903).
This blog was published on October 17, 2012. I’m posting it again for my class tomorrow. Monet was raised in the Normandy region of France where he developed a life long passion for the sea, recreating its power and drama from the initial days of his career. However, in the beginning of the 1880s, […]