Two American artists William Keith (1838-1911) and Winslow Homer (1836-1910) were contemporaries, who interpreted the vast landscapes of the United States, but on opposite sides of the continent. Keith, originally from Scotland, eventually settled in California where he painted the fiery sky of Mount Diablo at sunset, while Homer concentrated on the Maine coast […]
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Danish artists Viggo Johansen (1851-1935) and Laurits Tuxen (1853-1927), like many of their colleagues, were drawn to the haunting coast of Skagen, in the northern part of Denmark. Each painter created his unique interpretation of the sea and sky, reflecting the emotional impact of nature on the very souls of human beings. […]
Danish artists Peder Severin Kroyer (1851-1909) and Michael Peter Ancher (1849-1927) were part of a group of painters who focused on the haunting seascapes of their country’s coast.
French artist Eugene Boudin (1824-1898) was a master of seascapes and his art was an inspiration for the young Claude Monet (1840-1926), who worked with the older painter in their native city Le Havre in Normandy. Boudin also traveled to Venice and like so many painters through the centuries, captured in paint monumental landmarks […]
Every artist has a special place that moves them deeply, the source of a bounty of works of art. For American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), it was the Isle of Shoals, just off the coast of New Hampshire, where he painted both coastal views (above) and the blossoming flower garden (below) planted by his […]
Australian Impressionist John Peter Russell (1858-1930) and French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) were both colleagues and friends, capturing the dramatic coasts of France, from southern Antibes to the northern island of Belle-Ile.