Blond Girl with a Rose was done almost 40 years after Reflection featured in today’s other blog. We do know the identity of this sitter. She was teenager Catherine Hessling, who would someday marry Renoir’s second son Jean (1894-1979), an award winning film director.
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The French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) created countless portraits of women in many poses and moods throughout his lengthy career. In this case, he captures one of his models in a moment of reflection. Is she thinking of her true love?
Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) expressed her love for her feline companions in a number of works of art, effectively bringing out the individual personality of each cat.
French artist Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) was initially the model of such masters as Renoir and Toulouse Lautrec but later embarked on her career. Her interpretation of flowers are often alive with vibrant colors and unique floral combinations.
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 […]
If you have a tendency to sea sickness, the surging and high waves featured in this blog might make you a bit queasy. The two artists French icon Claude Monet (1840-1926) and Spanish master Joaquin Sorolla (1863-1923) were both Impressionists and grew up along the coast.
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 […]