Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

Month December 2018

Marie Bracquemond -The Forgotten Impressionist

Why Has Marie Bracquemond’s Name Faded into Obscurity? Marie Bracquemond is virtually an unknown name compared to all the impressionst artists. In 1928, French art historian Henri Focillon wrote that there were three ”grande dames” of Impressionism: Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt and Marie Bracquemond. Why… Continue Reading →

Van Gogh Landscapes of Auvers-Sur-Oise

Discover the Van Gogh Landscapes on the Auvers Painter’s Walking Trail If you are in Paris and looking for a fabulous day trip outside of the bustling capital, I highly recommend a visit to the charming French village of Auvers-sur-Oise…. Continue Reading →

Kroller Muller Museum – A Beautiful Gem

The Stunning Art Collection at the Kroller Muller Museum In the middle of a lush National Park, The Hoge Veluwe, you will find the wonderful Kroller Muller Museum. It showcases the second largest collection of Van Gogh paintings in the… Continue Reading →

Van Gogh’s Footsteps in Arles, France

Arles – Van Gogh Trail in Arles, France Vincent Van Gogh lived in Arles, in Southern France from February, 1888 until May, 1889 . He was extremely prolific with his painting during his time in Arles. Vincent arrived in Arles… Continue Reading →

Van Gogh Amsterdam Museum is Amazing!

Tips for Visiting the Van Gogh Amsterdam Museum The Van Gogh Amsterdam museum is Awesome! The Van Gogh Art Museum Amsterdam is one of my favorite art museums in the world. It offers a stunning collection of so many of… Continue Reading →

“The Last Van Gogh” Historical Fiction

Vincent Van Gogh’s famous paintings are described in colorful detail by Alyson Richman in her superb novel “The Last Van Gogh” I love Alyson Richman’s novels. I have read them all and they never disappoint. She has the ability to… Continue Reading →

The Best Non-Fiction Impressionism book by Sue Roe

A Wonderful Impressionism book called “The Private Lives of the Impressionists “ The Private Lives of the Impressionists is a wonderful impressionism book (non-fiction) about the 19th century French impressionists. The author, Sue Roe, provides you with a fascinating account… Continue Reading →

The Female Artist & Impressionist – Berthe Morisot

One Talented Female Artist & Impressionist Berthe Morisot Did you know that the female artist Berthe Morisot (Bourges 1841 – Paris 1895) was one of the pioneering French impressionists in the 19th century. In fact, during her life time, she… Continue Reading →

A Beautiful Novel – The Moulin Rouge by Pierre La Mure

Pierre La Mure’s Novel About Henri de Toulouse Lautrec Pierre la Mure writes a wonderful novel called “Moulin Rouge”. The book ignites the imagination and romantic hunger of art-lovers seeking to be part of 19th century Paris. This period in… Continue Reading →

Toulouse Lautrec Biography – The Sad Life of an Artist

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Biography Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s biography is a sad one. Although he is famous and loved today for his paintings and posters, during his life he lived as an outcast and was an unhappy man. Toulouse – Lautrec… Continue Reading →

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