Danish artist Carl Bloch (1834-1890) was especially admired for his religious themed works of art. However, Bloch also was an accomplished portraitist, in this case, capturing his subject actor Kristian Mantzius pausing for a moment of reflection in what is likely his favorite room.
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French master Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) immortalizes Marcelle Aron, the wife of writer Tristan Bernard, in a tour de force of rich colors, intricate patterns, and striking realism.
Carl Ludwig Jessen (1833-1917) is considered a North Frisian artist from the northern part of Germany. Although he depicted a variety of subjects, I was drawn to these highly detailed and almost photographic interiors done in the last years of his career. I’ve also included a self-portrait of Jessen.
What would we do about chairs? Or stools? Belgian Leon Spilliaert (1881-1946) and Hungarian Sandor Galimberti (1883-1915) were both artists who featured pieces of furniture in their works of art, realizing how these ordinary objects are so essential to our lives.
French master Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) had a long and fruitful career, starting in the last half of the 19th century during the height of the Impressionist movement to the post-War World II period. He often depicted the interior of his own home using rich and varied colors as seen above, in which he included […]
Here’s another reposted blog on American Impressionist Joseph DeCamp associated with the Boston School. THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES How many times has she marveled at The Blue Cup, examining with pleasure its perfect dimensions and intricate patterns. A ritual she always performs in solitude without distractions, while taking […]