Tag Archives: #ImpressionistArt

Knock, Knock, Who’s There?

Above: Henri Martin: Gabrielle at the Garden Door, 1910 (201cm x 105.4cm) London. Renowned French impressionist painter Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin was born in Toulouse on August 5, 1860 to a French cabinet-maker. Martin successfully persuaded his father to permit him … Continue reading

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How Many Kinds of Sweet Flowers Grow In an English Country Garden?

‘In a Chelsea Garden’  (1913) oil on canvas (87.5 cm x 61 cm) Dora Meeson (1869–1955) was an Australian artist and an elected member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in London, England. While living in London, she married … Continue reading

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This Breton Woman & Child is no Patterson’s curse

Ambrose McCarthy Patterson  Breton Woman and Child, 1908 (oil on canvas) Australian born painter and print-maker, Ambrose McCarthy Patterson was born on 29 June 1877, in Daylesford, Victoria. Patterson studied at the Melbourne Art School under Emmanuel Phillips Fox and Tudor … Continue reading

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Manet examples of great Impressionistic art

The famous French artist, Édouard Manet was born into an upper class household with strong political connections, on 23rd January 1832. As an artist, Manet rejected the future originally envisioned for him, and became engrossed in the world of painting. He … Continue reading

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Merci M Caillebotte for your Impressionistic philanthropy

Here we have “Portrait in the Country” (1876) oil on canvas (Le Musée d’art et d’histoire Baron Gérard) , Bayeux, France.  The artist is Gustave Caillebotte who was born on 19 August, 1848. He was a member of the French Impressionist movement, although he painted … Continue reading

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Is she fishing for compliments, or just fishing on the Seine?

Italian born Impressionist painter, Federico Zandomeneghi was born on June 2, 1841.   Like his father and his grandfather before him, Federico was a Venetian-born sculptor; so it was of no surprise that he enrolled in the Venice Academy in 1856. … Continue reading

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l’ll wed with my true love under her mantle so green

First mage: “Woman and Child in a Garden” (1884) oil on canvas is part of the National Gallery of Scotland , collection in Edinburgh. Berthe Morisot was born 173 years ago, on January 14th, 1841. She was an ‘impressionist‘ painter and described by … Continue reading

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