Celebrating Dogs in Art–A Way to Enrich Your Day Dutch-Belgian artist Henriette Ronner-Knip (1821-1909) was an animal specialist in art, capturing the unique personality of her models including the Yorkshire Terrier above.
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Reposting a blog of 2015 since we are experiencing some temporary technical problems. THE ART OF READING A WOMAN’S WORLD I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall […]
British painter Marianne North (1830-1890) was multi-talented, combining her knowledge of biology and botany with artistic expressiveness. She also traveled widely, from her home in England to the Caribbean to Asian destinations.
Dutch-Belgian artist Henriette Ronner-Knip (1821-1909) was a popular artist known for both her realistic and moving portraits of animals, especially cats.
French Impressionist Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) immortalized her older sister Edma (an artist herself) in this intimate portrayal done early in the painter’s career.
French artist Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun (1755-1842) was a leading portrait painter of the French court during the reign of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
Reposting a blog from 3/20/2013. Gwen John (1876-1935) and her precocious younger brother Augustus John, who later became a well known portraitist, were already producing art works during their childhood in Wales. After studying in London, she chose Paris as her creative home in 1903. To earn money, she was employed as a model by […]
Reposted blog. Have you heard of Eva Gonzales (1849-1883)? She and her contemporary French Impressionist Berthe Morisot had the same teacher, Edouard Manet whose mentoring helped both of them establish professional careers. Were they also rivals for Manet’s affections? Gonzales and Morisot shared similar artistic themes, reflecting the bourgeois lifestyle of Paris in the 1870s […]
British artist Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919) was influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite moment.
Have you heard of American artist Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938)? Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she spent most of her career in France like her fellow countrywoman Mary Cassatt. And some more works of art by Nourse, from peasant women, to the portrait of an Algerian man.