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.
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Impressionist icon Claude Monet (1840-1926) sometimes included his large family of eight children in the landscapes done around his home in Giverny. For instance above we can see Michel Monet and his stepbrother Jean-Pierre Hoschede, who were about the same age. While below is his depiction of two of his stepdaughters Blanche, an artist […]
Reposted blog. DREAM RIVER AT GIVERNY THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide down thy stream Gently,—-as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream. Bryan Walter Procter, Poems of Home American Impressionist John Leslie Breck (1860-1899) returned often to Giverny, the home and inspiration of Claude […]
Here is special work of art and accompanying text I’m reposting from several years ago. If you are a fan of Impressionism, you’ll love The Blue Kimono by California born Guy Rose (1867-1925). Rose may not have the fame of Monet, but his landscapes and portraits sometimes rival the works of the master. I first […]
Impressionism has been historically an international movement, attracting artists from both Europe and the United States. Californian Guy Rose (1867-1925) traveled to its birthplace, France, and the home of Claude Monet where he created the magical Late Afternoon, Giverny.