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Arts Everyday Living: Eternal Venice, Its Palaces and Bridges–from Renoir to Prendergast

  Venice has always been a magical city for artists.  Both French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and American Post-Impressionist Maurice Prendergast (1858-1924) utilized color in particular to recreate its monumental buildings and multiple bridges. For instance, Prendergast’s Ponte della Paglia vibrates with rich patterns of stain glass-like tones while Renoir’s Venice (Doge’s Palace) is defined by the luminous light […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Monet’s Teacher–From Sea Cliffs to Venetian Canals

  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 […]

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