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 […]
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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.
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.