Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

Tag Monet

Articles about the Places of Claude Monets Paintings – Tips for Traveling in his Footsteps

These articles will take you to the many places captured in Claude Monets paintings. You will learn about where Monet lived and the places he loved to immortalize with his bright palette of colors and ‘crude’ brushstrokes.

You will also read about the towns and villages that he traveled to. Many of these places he painted over and over again. He often captured one view many times but under different lights, weather conditions and various times of day. These places are still so beautiful and still worth visiting today.

Follow Monet’s footsteps in France and visit the many places scattered across Normandy that he painted. You will read about Etretat on the stunning Alabaster coast, Trouville – Deauville, Picture-Perfect Honfleur and the port city of Le Havre. It was here in Normandy where Monet grew up and lived in his later years. It was the Normandy landscapes that he most loved to paint!

Read about the other French villages that captivated Claude Monet such as Bougival not far from Paris and Antibes in Southern France.

Follow his international travels to London and Zaandam in Holland. Read about his lover affair with Venice in Italy. You will be able to view the Claude Monet paintings that he made while visiting these very beautiful places.

In addition, you will receive many travel tips about the best art museums in France to view the best of Claude Monet’s paintings.

Lilla Cabot Perry & French Impressionism

One Monet Painting was a Life Changing Moment for Lilla Cabot Perry Lilla Cabot Perry was an American artist, who picked up painting as an adult, at the age of 36. She viewed her first impressionism painting at the age… Continue Reading →

Monet’s Beautiful Venice Landscapes

Monet’s Venice Landscapes (Oct 1908 – Dec 1908) Claude Monet’s Venice landscapes are considered the most popular and best known of his artworks. In his wildest dreams, Monet would never have thought that these paintings would one day become iconic…. Continue Reading →

Fontainebleau History & The Barbizon Painters

Fontainebleau History & It’s Importance to the Impressionism Art Movement Royalty & Fontainebleau History Only 55 kms southeast of Paris is Fontainebleau. Napoleon named this area and it’s elegant Chateau “the house of the centuries; the true home of kings,”…. Continue Reading →

Monet’s Impressionism Painting in London

Over 100 Impressionism Paintings of London by Claude Monet 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… 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 →

Alfred Sisley Art of Moret-sur-Loing

Alfred Sisley Art of the French Medieval Town of Moret-sur-Loing An hour away from hectic Paris is the magnificent and tranquil, medieval town of Moret-sur-Loing. Visit this beautiful town that inspired so many Alfred Sisley artworks. Here will find a… Continue Reading →

Novel based on the iconic Pierre-Auguste Renoir painting

Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland Impressionism has always been my favorite style of art. However, I must admit that I have never really understood the obsession with the iconic Pierre-Auguste Renoir painting: Luncheon of the Boating Party…. 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 →

The Best Non-Fiction Book about the Impressionists

The Private Lives of the Impressionists By Sue Roe – This is the best non-fiction book about many of the 19th century artists in the French impressionism art movement. The author, Sue Roe, provides you with a fascinating account of… Continue Reading →

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