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Arts Everyday Living: May, Beautiful May—A Festival of Flowers in Art

    MAY, BEAUTIFUL MAY—A FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS Here’s a festival of flowers for the month of May by a variety of artists: French Impressionists Claude Monet (1840-1926) and Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) plus their fellow countryman Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904); American Impressionist Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939); and other 19th century painters such as Danish realist Michael […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Cassatt & Manet–Art of Leisure, Parks & Gardens

  American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) and French artist Edouard Manet (1832-1883) were contemporaries, both immortalizing in paint the leisurely activities of their time including visits to the garden and park, a popular pastime.  Cassatt’s work above reflects her focus on children, the centerpiece of her career, while Manet introduces the viewer to his favorite […]

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