Although Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905) was Finnish, he spent time in Paris like many of his artistic contemporaries in the late 19th century. Known for his realism, Edelfelt invites the viewer into the middle of a lively (and undoubtedly noisy) group of children with their mothers and nannies on a sunny day in the famous Luxembourg […]
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French artist Edouard Manet (1832-1883) was always an independent spirit, forging ahead with the goal of capturing modern life, both in cosmopolitan Paris and the leisurely lifestyle of the countryside nearby.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. TO HIS LOVE Come away, come, sweet love, The golden morning breaks, All the earth, all the air Of love and pleasure speaks, Teach thine arms then to embrace, And sweet rosy lips to kiss, And mix our souls in mutual bliss….* Although […]