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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 →

Varengeville, France & the Impressionism Trail

The Impressionists’ Footsteps in Varengeville, France Nestled in the gorgeous Alabaster coast of Normandy is a small village called Varengeville-sur-Mer. So small it could be missed!… But it wasn’t overlooked by some notable impressionism painters! The Impressionists were a tight… Continue Reading →

Gustave Caillebotte Paintings

The forgotten Caillebotte paintings Gustave Caillebotte paintings were dismissed for decades by art historians, despite the fact that he was a significant member of the 19th century Parisian Impressionism art movement. Why? Keep reading….. Gustave Caillebotte was smart Caillebotte was… Continue Reading →

Albert Lebourg – French Landscape Impressionist

Albert Lebourg – (Born: Montfort-sur-Risle 1849 – Died: Rouen 1928) Albert Lebourg is an impressive Impressionism and Post-Impressionism landscape artist. During his life time, he painted nearly 3000 magnificent landscapes. Biography Albert Lebourg was born on February 1, 1849 in… Continue Reading →

Ukiyo-e Art & it’s Influence on Impressionism

Ukiyo-e – Japanese Woodblock Art Prints The Japanese art movement called ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” created an important link between the Western and Eastern art world. Ukiyo-e art is also the name for Japanese woodblock prints or… Continue Reading →

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