If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. Anatole France French Impressionist leader Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a supreme landscapist; The Wooded Path is an early work, done when he was only in his twenties. Reposted blog.
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RANDOM IMPRESSIONS WITH CASSATT A BOX AT THE PARIS THEATER Mary Cassatt is remembered best for her unforgettable depictions of maternal love, but she also was inspired by the audience at the Parisian theater. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
French artist Henry Moret (1856-1913) is considered an Impressionist, recreating the beauty of nature with the colorful approach of Monet and Renoir, among others. A favorite locale was Brittany where he befriended and worked with Paul Gauguin.
During the last decades of his career, French Impressionist super-star Claude Monet (1840-1926) focused on the spectacular beauty of his home in Giverny, France. Although Monet’s numerous paintings of his water lilies pond are world famous, his interpretations of the nearby garden are often less familiar.
Reposted blog. ART WALKS AN AFTERNOON ALONG THE SEINE RIVER Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.* Alfred Sisley French Impressionist Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) decidedly “fell in love” with many scenic places along the Seine including the Parisian suburb of Villeneuve-la-Garenne and its recently built bridge. Of […]
French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was 40 years old when he painted Two Sisters above. Few artists can rival his mastery of color, incredibly rich in both quality and variety.
When French Impressionist Edgar (1834-1917) was not capturing the grace and movement of the ballet, he was recreating the electric atmosphere of the cafe-concert above.
French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) may be renowned for his beloved portraits of women and children. However, his exquisite bouquets of flowers done throughout his career, rival any artistic master.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. AN INVITATION FROM DEGAS MEET YOUNG MADEMOISELLE HORTENSE We were created to look at one another, weren’t we?* Edgar Degas The versatile Edgar Degas (1834-1917) created other subjects besides ballerinas. Although he never married nor had children, Degas has […]
THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES Are you sometimes nostalgic for childhood? Do you remember the peaceful transition between consciousness and sleep, leaving the waking world behind until the next morning. Drowsy, weary, nearly dreaming, lulled by the comfort of a warm bath and a familiar lap. American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) […]