Impressionism

Anita Wong

Anita Wong is a painter who combines the ancient art of Lingan Guo Hau and Impressionism to create her own unique art style. Nature is the main inspiration for the artist who equally admires works by Claude Monet and beautiful Chinese rice paintings. Anita Wong explores the movements of subjects and movement of time which [&hellip...

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - artist - 1910

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Celebrated as one of the most popular French Impressionist artists, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was famed for his nudes and images of lavish Parisian modernity and leisure. Still, his art was more complex and thoughtful and besides being a skillful colorist with a...

Simone Albert

The movie stars are an inspiration for many – young and aspiring actors and actresses, other successful and unsuccessful people, but also for artists. It is extraordinary how even those celebrities with their exotic personalities could constantly be...

Edgar Degas - Self-Portrait (detail), photo credits sh.wikipedia.org

Edgar Degas

Although considered one of the founders of Impressionism, Edgar Degas didn’t accept that label, preferring to call himself a Realist or Independent. He was a member of the group of Parisian artists who began to exhibit together in the 1870’s. Sharing...

Jean dufy - Le Pont Carrousel (detail), 1947 - Photo Credits Sysopchris

Jean Dufy

The story of Jean Dufy begins in Paris, a town that’s without the slightest doubt the world’s modern art capital. There are literally just a few styles of the late 19th and early 20th century that can not be somehow connected to the biggest city...

William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase was an American artist, best known for his Impressionist paintings. He was responsible for establishing the Chase School, which later would become Parsons The New School for Design.   Featured image: William Merritt Chase –...

Isaac Israels

Born in 1865, in Amsterdam, Isaac Israels was a famous Dutch Jewish painter and the son of the well-established artist Jozef Israels. Featured image: Isaac Israels – Donkeyride (detail), photo via wikimedia.org...

Gustave Caillebotte

Gustave Caillebotte was a French painter and patron who left a deep trace in the history of French art when he decided to invest in his Impressionist friends’ work. Featured image: Gustave Caillebotte – The Bridge at Argenteuil (detail),...

Manuel Robbe - Le modèle (detail)

Manuel Robbe

Manuel Robbe was a French painter and writer who was born in 1872 in Paris, France. During First World War he was signing his drawings under the pseudonym “Lafitte”. He invented his own engraving technique known as “sugar-life,” using a...

Claude Monet - Photography of the artist - Photo Credits Kids Encyclopedia

Claude Monet

Claude Monet was a legendary French painter who was a leading figure in the time of Impressionism (arguably the first avant-garde movement). His concerns with capturing light and natural forms were a key moment of the development art went through in the late...

Lovis Corinth

Lovis Corinth, born in 1858, was a German painter and printmaker whose mature work realized a synthesis of impressionism and expressionism. He suffered a stroke, and died in ...

Edouard Manet, Self portrait with a palette (detail), 1879

Edouard Manet

The boundaries of art are virtually endless, and though we might be limited as to what we can physically accomplish, artists have explored every nook of the given spectrum of possibilities. Regardless of the method of expression, it is the very freedom of...

Dame Laura Knight

Dame Laura Knight

Dame Laura Knight was a British artist who worked in different techniques in the figurative, realist tradition, embracing English Impressionism...

Camille Pissarro - Autoportrait (detail), photo credits - Wikimedia

Camille Pissarro

Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French landscape artist best known for his influence on Impressionist and Postimpressionist painting. Camille Pissarro was born in 1830 on the island of St Thomas, in the Danish West Indies (now in the US Virgin...

Andre Minaux - Plaine des Ortures (Detail), 1954 - Image Copyright ADAGP

Andre Minaux

André Minaux, born in Paris in 1923, was a French painter whose art had been developing from New Realism, Impressionism, Figurative painting, and Geometric art to Non-Figurative painting. He died in ...

Rodolphe Planquette - Bouquet d'arbres (Detail) - Image Copyright artist

Rodolphe Planquette

Rodolphe Planquette, born in 1926, is a French artist, best known for his paintings and watercolor drawings. His art is close to Impressionist movement...

Emile Boyer - Le Lapin Agile sous la neige, photo credits - Drouot Online

Emile Boyer

Emile Boyer was a French painter and sculptor born in 1877. He painted only landscapes, flowers, local figures and portraits, and did so in a Naive style. Emile Boyer died in ...

Elisee Maclet - Paris view of Montmartre The mill of the pancake (detail), photo credits - Antic Store

Elisee Maclet

Jules-Émile Élisée Maclet was a French impressionist painter known for his Paris street scenes made after the First World War. Elisee Maclet was born in 1881 in Lihons-en-Santerre, France...

Gerardus Johannes Delfgaauw

Gerardus Johannes Delfgaauw was a Dutch artist best known for his landscape paintings. He lived and worked in Rijswijk. Featured image: Gerardus Johannes Delfgaauw – Molen in Polderlandschap (detail), photo via galeriedickvanstraten.eu...

Marcel Dyf

Marcel Dyf was a French impressionist painter best known for his paintings of young ladies, landscapes and flowers. Featured image: Marcel Dyf – Peasant Girl (detail), photo via mutualart.com...