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Above: At the Ambassadeurs (c. 1880) oil on canvas Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France. French Impressionist painter and commercial artist noted for his paintings of Parisian life during the Belle Époque period, Jean Béraud was born in St. Petersburg … Continue reading
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
My father once told me that the average non-art-appreciator could not differentiate between a Picasso and a Pissarro, and if asked, would most likely define the latter as a French term for a public toilet. So, for those of you … Continue reading
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
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
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
First image: “Woman and Child in a Garden” (1884) oil on canvas is part of the National Gallery of Scotland , collection in Edinburgh and second image: Lucie Leon at the Piano Berthe Morisot was born 173 years ago, on January … Continue reading