Reposted blog. A CHILD’S WORLD GERMANY’S MARY CASSATT A person’s a person, no matter how small.* Dr. Seuss *From Horton Hears a Who! Unfortunately, little information is available on Jacob Nobbe (1850-1919), a German artist whose penetrating portayal of his son Erwin (who later became a painter himself), may remind us of […]
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The 18th century Castle of Wargemont was rebuilt in the 19th century. From 1855, it belonged to the Berard family, who patronized the artist Renoir. Patrimoines De France website Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) often visited client and friend Paul Berard at his chateau of Wargemont in Normandy, creating several portraits of his children. See: More […]
French Impressionist icon Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was 40 years old when he painted Two Sisters above. Few artists can rival his mastery of color, incredibly rich in both quality and variety.
Few artists could rival the portraits of children by American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926).
Russian artist Valentin Serov (1865-1911) achieved fame in his native country with memorable portraits like Girl with Peaches, full of color and life.
I’m taking a trip to Ireland. Here’s a breathtaking portrait Irish Lad by Robert Henri who was a frequent visitor.
PORTRAIT OF A CHILD THROUGH THE EYES OF AN AMERICAN FOLK ARTIST Since 1961, the American Folk Art Museum has been shaping the understanding of art by the self-taught through its exhibitions, publications and educational programs….Its collection includes more than 7,000 art works dating from the 18th century to the present from compelling […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. MARY CASSATT’S SPECIAL MODEL PORTRAIT OF MARGOT IN A BONNET Childhood is the world of miracles or magic. It is as if creation rose luminously out of the night, all new and fresh and astonishing. Eugene Ionesco, Present Past Past […]