Of all the Impressionists, Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) focused on the peasants of the French countryside, where he lived most of his career. In the work above, Pissarro creates a moving portrait of an elder gardener, almost tenderly holding the cabbage he has grown.
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American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) was a prolific artist, creating some 3,000 works of art including oils, watercolors, etchings, and lithographs. His paintings reflect the various places where he traveled and lived, from the intimate garden scene done while he was living in France from 1886-1889, to the rustic old house of East Hampton, […]
American Impressionist Willard Metcalf (1858-1925) immortalizes a moment of domestic life, focusing on his wife Henriette and daughter Rosalind, both engaged in separate pastimes.
American artist Maria Oakey Dewing (1845-1927) invites us into a corner of a garden, filled with the miraculous colors and textures of her favorite subject, flowers.
Whether it’s spring or summer, gardens invite us into their realm of blossoming flowers and verdant trees. I could find little information on Polish artist Stanislaw Kamocki (1875-1944) but his painting above is overflowing with the bounty of nature. German Impressionist Max Liebermann (1847-1935) was honored in his native country for his creative contributions, […]
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 […]
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.