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! […]
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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.* […]
I could find very little information on French artist Albert Aublet (1851-1938).
Spanish artist Santiago Rusinol (1861-1931) often interpreted the remarkable exotic richness of the formal gardens of his native country.
Danish master Peder Severin Kroyer (1861-1909) was one of the prominent figures of a group of mainly Scandinavian painters who spent summers along the sea in Skagen, Denmark. Kroyer’s painter wife Marie (1867-1940) often modeled for him in works like the one above.