I was unable to discover much information on British artist Thomas Edwin Mostyn (1864-1930). His style varied considerably from the rich, painterly multi-colored palette of the two paintings portraying dream-like gardens (possibly done in the 1920s) directly above and below, to an early work of art Unsolved, created about 1903 characterized by darker tones with an […]
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Every artist has a special place that moves them deeply, the source of a bounty of works of art. For American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), it was the Isle of Shoals, just off the coast of New Hampshire, where he painted both coastal views (above) and the blossoming flower garden (below) planted by his […]
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.
Here’s another mini-gallery of paintings of a favorite theme for our Art Circle. For gardens have inspired numerous artists especially Impressionists, whether from France such as Renoir and Monet or the United States such as Childe Hassam, William Merritt Chase and John Singer Sargent. So enjoy an extended walk through these visionary works of summer! […]
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. THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES PARADISE IN THE BACKYARD In my mind I have finer pictures than ever before. Ten thousand pictures come and go every day and those are the only complete pictures painted, pictures that shall never be polluted by paint and canvas. John Henry Twachtman* Like Claude Monet, […]
Reposted Blog. E. Phillips Fox (1865-1915), the artist of the The Green Parasol above, might have been born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, but by his early twenties, he was living in Paris. He would spend several years in France, initially from1887-1892 and then from about 1908 -1913. The Green Parasol, […]
American artist Lucy Bacon (1857-1932) was a Californian Impressionist who studied in Paris under French Impressionist Camille Pissarro (1830-1903).
American artist Charles Courtney Curran (1861-1942) often depicted gardens at the height of summer.
Here is another painting, like Sunset at Montmajour, that Van Gogh created in July, 1888. I’m reposting this blog from six years ago. I have a new drawing of a garden full of flowers; I also have two painted studies of it…..there’s one vertical and one horizontal one of the same subject—number 30 canvases.* […]