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Arts Everyday Living: Shopping with the Impressionists—Renoir’s Portrait of a Teenage Shopper

  Henriette Henriot was only 17 when French Impressionist  Renoir (1841-1919)  immortalized her in his vision of La Parisienne, a symbol of the chic French woman circa 1874. She’s definitely ready for the next shopping adventure in her smart, strikingly colored ensemble including the chapeau and tight fitting gloves. Soon teenage Henriette will be navigating […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec: Women of the Belle Epoque Up Close

Reposted blog. TOULOUSE-LAUTREC WOMEN OF THE BELLE EPOQUE CLOSE-UP   Only the figure exists.  Landscape merely is, and must not be anything more than an addition….* Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Women dominate the French master Touloouse-Lautrec’s artistic vision, from his countess mother to Jane Avril and La Goulue of the Moulin Rouge to the occupants of a […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec and Suzanne Valadon

Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec and Suzanne Valadon

(Note: originally published on 9/28/2012.) For my Live and Learn class. Her name was Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938): laundress, horse back rider, trapeze performer, model, and artist—-and by the way, the mother of renowned painter Maurice Utrillo.  Maria as she was called then, met Laturec when she was only 18, probably around the time she posed for his […]

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