French artist Eugene Boudin (1824-1898) was a master of seascapes and his art was an inspiration for the young Claude Monet (1840-1926), who worked with the older painter in their native city Le Havre in Normandy. Boudin also traveled to Venice and like so many painters through the centuries, captured in paint monumental landmarks […]
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Reposted blog. THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES Would you like to meet Jeanne-Marguerite, Monet’s cousin? Or the woman might be his aunt who, after his mother died, apparently became a maternal substitute to the young Claude. A painter herself, Madame Lacadre supported her nephew’s quest to become a professional artist. […]
Reposted blog. THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES DEGAS & ART OF HAIR COMBING I always urged my contemporaries to look for interest and inspiration in the development and study of drawing but they would not listen. They thought the road to salvation lay by the way of colour. Degas, Fortnightly Review The above image […]
Throughout the history of art, women have fascinated artists, whether American Impressionist Joseph De Camp (1858-1923), whose The Listener above provides us with a unique view of a theatergoer, or Austrian painter Marianne Stokes (1855-1927) and her exotic portrayal of a Slovak Girl in Sunday Attire wearing a colorful, intricate costume, as well as French Impressionist […]
How do two artists interpret a similar subject–in this case the houses and cottages of the 19th century countryside? You might want to compare the approaches of French artist Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927) and iconic master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), who were friends as well as colleagues.
French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a close observer of the changing seasons. In the case of THE SHELTERED PATH, is the artist portraying a transitional landscape, when summer is transforming into autumn?
French Impressionist Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) was the oldest member of the group, loyal to its artistic principles and goals.
Impressionist icon Claude Monet (1840-1926) expressed his love of nature with the unforgettable Vase of Peonies above.
Although French master Edouard Manet (1832-1883) was mainly an interpreter of the urban environment of Paris, he also recreated the vibrant color and luminous light of the countryside.
Austrian artist Olga Wisinger Florian (1844-1926) is often referred to as an Impressionist, creating striking interpretations of the natural world.