Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A BOY’S LIFE SOLITARY FISHING …..To forget oneself is to be happy. Robert Louis Stevenson, Memories and Portraits Childhood was a popular subject of both Danish artist H. A. Brendekilde (1857-1942) and Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). To experience more of […]
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Reposted blog. TRAVELS WITH JOHN SINGER SARGENT By the early 20th century, when internationally-acclaimed portraitist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) created this outdoor scene, he had tired of producing portraits of the super-rich and royalty in Europe and the United States, preferring to depict family and friends engaged in daily pursuits. […]
Although French artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) is considered part of the Impressionist group of Monet, Renoir, Degas, Pissarro, and Sisley, among others, his style can be realistic with unforgettable images such as the boaters above.
BE CERTAIN to click on the painting to ENLARGE and MAGNIFY it. BOYHOOD REVERIES FISHING IN A MOUNTAIN STREAM I don’t dig beneath the surface for things that don’t appear before my own eyes.* John Singer Sargent By 1901, when American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) created On His Holidays, Norway above, he was starting to […]