American artist Lucy Bacon (1857-1932) was a Californian Impressionist who studied in Paris under French Impressionist Camille Pissarro (1830-1903).
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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.
____________________ How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence. Benjamin Disraeli* British artist Frederick Walker (1840-1875) was a respected painter and illustrator, who portrayed a variety of scenes reflecting English life, from the bucolic garden above to the squalid conditions of the homeless. Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) is considered one of the […]
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, American […]
JOHN SINGER SARGENT & FRIENDS IN THE GARDEN OF AN ITALIAN VILLA You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. John Singer Sargent* American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was a virtuoso of the brushstroke, evident in both formal portraits of the rich and famous […]
CHILDE HASSAM, AMERICA’S MONET IN A FRENCH GARDEN Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impressions which nature makes upon the eye and brain. Childe Hassam* I’ve done several blogs on American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) over the years. Like many of his countrymen, Hassam lived in Paris for a period of time. For […]