Here is special work of art and accompanying text I’m reposting from several years ago. If you are a fan of Impressionism, you’ll love The Blue Kimono by California born Guy Rose (1867-1925). Rose may not have the fame of Monet, but his landscapes and portraits sometimes rival the works of the master. I first […]
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Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. COLLECTING IMPRESSIONISM, PART I PAUL DURAND-RUEL THE SUPREME MARKETER What would be the price tag of 1,500 Renoirs in 2015? Millions, even billions, likely equaling the GDP of some modern nations. However, their original buyer, art dealer extraordinaire Paul Durand-Ruel (1831-1922), actually faced bankruptcy […]
BE CERTAIN to click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A FAMILY AFFAIR IN ART, III A WALK IN PARIS WITH THE RENOIR BROTHERS Renoir loved Paris, not only its streets, bridges, and building, but the Parisians themselves. When in 1872 he decided to paint the Pont Neuf, he took a room […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. DEGAS AND THE LITTLE DANCER ENTER THE WORLD OF DANCE STARTING TOMORROW The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Revitalize your life with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!