Legendary French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) created the entrancing portrait above, using the warm, rich colors typical of his later career.
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Italian artist Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448-1494) was one of Florence’s important Renaissance artists who worked during the Quattrocento.
Leo Putz (1869-1940) was originally from the South Tyrol in the Alps of Italy, although he spent most of his career in Germany. He worked in a number of styles, from Impressionism to Expressionism. In his later years, he was forced to return to his home country because of his opposition to the Nazis.
I’ll be on vacation for the next week. Enjoy this portrayal of a Parisian by Finnish artist Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905).
French nineteenth century artist Carlous-Duran (1837-1917) was a respected and popular portraitist as well as a master teacher, counting among his students John Singer Sargent.
Italian artist Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) worked during the Mannerist and Baroque periods of art, utilizing light and shadow to dramatize his subjects.
Artistic icon Henri Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) is famed for his depictions of the dancers and entertainers of the Moulin Rouge. However, he was also an insightful portraitist, especially of women, from all classes and backgrounds.
American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) created numerous interpretations of winter, from snowy landscapes to women attired for the season.
German Expressionist August Macke (1887-1914) belonged to the early twentieth century group, Der Blaue Reiter (the Blue Rider), which included Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc.
French master Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) often created portraits of women, ranging from Tahitian natives to the sister of fellow artist Emile Bernard.