French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was a master portraitist, especially of women, often attired in colorful, fashionable hats.
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French Impressionist icon Claude Monet is often associated with luminous renderings of the often calm and serene Seine River. However, he had a strong bond with the sea, expressing the dramatic multi-colors of the striking cliffs of the coast of Normandy, where he grew up.
French Impressionist Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), like the rest of his colleagues, captured the often rich colors and radiant light of the changing seasons throughout the year.
French Impressionist master Edgar Degas (1834-1917) depicted his memorable ballerinas not only performing under the bright lights of the theater, but also backstage in private moments as seen above.
Poppies are forever! At least through the eyes of French master Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926), whether he was living in Argenteuil in the 1870s or Giverny a decade later.
Although French Impressionist Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was inspired by a variety of subjects during his artistic career, the theme of the ballet is most closely identified with him.
French Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) loved the sea; the painting above is an early interpretation of this theme.
Originally posted on February 6, 2016. Happy Birthday Mary Cassatt, born May 22, 1844! THE ART OF PASTEL THE GENIUS OF CASSATT I have touched with a sense of art some people—they felt the love and the life. Can you offer me anything to compare to that joy for an artist? Mary Cassatt […]
Few artists could rival the portraits of children by American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926).
Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) is increasingly acknowledged as one of the leading artists of the French Impressionist movement, creating both Parisian cityscapes and country scenery.