French Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) lived from 1878-1881 in Vetheuil. He painted several views of the village’s church from a small island in the Seine during the summer months.
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Here is another interpretation of winter by iconic Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) which has an almost fairy tale quality to it. However, unlike the majority of his snowscapes done in France, this work was created in Norway, where he was visiting his step son Jacques Hoschede who was then residing in the northern country.
Few artists can rival French Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) in exploring the changing color and light of the seasons, including winter. You might want to compare and contrast this work of art, done near Monet’s home at Giverny, with his painting inspired by the Norwegian countryside featured in today’s other blog. […]
SNOW, GLORIOUS, SNOW Welcome again to Art Circle! Winter is coming—actually it is almost here in the northern climates and arriving on Monday! Snow has often been a favorite subject of artists throughout art history, including: Japanese masters Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Hasui Kawase (1883-1957); French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926); Americans Childe Hassam […]
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.
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 […]
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.