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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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 […]