Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists



River Seine Paintings by the Impressionists

The River Seine Paintings – Capturing French life on the river in the 19th century It seems that the Impressionists never tired of capturing the flow of the Seine River in France. Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard and Berthe Morisot resided… Continue Reading →

Claude Monet Landscapes of Bougival

The Alluring Village that Inspired Many Famous Monet Landscapes Located only 17 kms west of Paris, Bougival is located in the Drionne valley between the hills of Louveciennes and Jonchère. Art historians call this village one of “the Cradles of Impressionism” as many… Continue Reading →

Monet’s Impressionism Painting in London

Claude Monet painted over 100 impressionism paintings of London! Although his first trip to London was as a refugee, he developed a life long infatuation with this city. After that first visit, he vowed to return. It took him 30… Continue Reading →

The Netherlands & Monet’s Famous Paintings

Some of Claude Monet’s famous paintings are actually of the Netherlands. Between the years 1870 and 1880, Monet made several trips to this beautiful country.  It seems that the Netherlands provided the French impressionist with plenty of inspiration. Monet painted… Continue Reading →

Maximilien Luce – The Neo- Impressionism Anarchist

Maximilien Luce  (1858 – 1941)  was a prolific French neo-impressionism painter, lithographer and draftsman. In the beginning, Luce paints in the impressionism style. However later he adopts the divisionism style (pointillism), inspired by the avant-garde Neo-Impressionism painters Signac, Seurat and Pissarro…. Continue Reading →

Claude Monet Artworks & The French Riviera

Claude Monet and other impressionism painters traveled to Southern France when the weather at home became too cold! Plein air painting seemed to lose its appeal in the cold and rainy winter months! At the age of 43, Monet left… Continue Reading →

Le Cannet Travel – The Artist Trail

Le Cannet is the artistic & avant-garde soul of the Cote D’Azur. It is only 3 kilometers north of Cannes and is perched on a hill. This lovely town offers the most exquisite views of Cannes below and the blue,… Continue Reading →

Colorful & Whimsical Pierre Bonnard Art

Beautiful, bold colors are the signature style of Pierre Bonnard’s Art. In fact, art historians describe Bonnard as being one the greatest colorists of the 20th century. Pierre Bonnard was a French colorist, lithographer and poster designer. He is also… Continue Reading →

Vence Travel in the Footsteps of the Post-Impressionists

Vence & The Painters’ Trail Vence is a charming medieval town in the French Riviera. It is located up in the mountains, far removed from the maddening crowds of the seaside towns. Was this was the drawing card for the… Continue Reading →

Chagall’s Stained-Glass Windows in Mainz

Marc Chagall’s Stained Glass Windows Lure the Crowds Big Time Mainz city’s claim to fame is being Germany’s wine capital and home of the printing press. However there is another major draw card that lures the crowds big time to… Continue Reading →

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