Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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Art Historical Fiction Novels about Suzanne Valadon

Two Art Historical Fiction Novels about the Post Impressionist Suzanne Valadon Below are recommendations of two art historical fiction novels that focus on the unconventional life of the painter Suzanne Valadon. Suzanne Valadon’s determination to succeed as an artist in… 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 →

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 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 →

Montmartre Cemetery – a Hidden Gem

A Cemetery full of famous residents Edgar Degas was not only a thorough Frenchman but also a typical Parisian, living in Paris his entire life and for the most part in Montmartre. Degas died in 1917 and he is buried in… Continue Reading →

Normandy Tourism: Visit the Fantastic Le Havre Art Museum

MuMa Le Havre a MUST Attraction The Musée d’art moderne André Malraux is also known as Musée Malraux or  MuMa. It is a very popular Normandy tourism attraction. This gorgeous museum is located by the sea in Le Havre, Normandy. It… Continue Reading →

What to do in Montmartre? Follow the Impressionism Trail

What to do in Montmartre? Follow the Footsteps of the 19th Century Impressionists A trip to Paris is incomplete without a visit to the bohemian district of Montmartre. It was and still is a magnet for artists, writers, painters, musicians,… Continue Reading →

A novel inspired by the Degas’ sculpture “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen”

The Famous Degas Sculpture & The Unsavory Story Behind It “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen” by Camille Laurens is a sad historical fiction novel about three non-fictional sisters in 19th century Paris. One of the sisters is chosen to be the muse… Continue Reading →

Edgar Degas Paintings -Impressionism or not?

Edgar Degas – Impressionist or not impressionist?? Do Edgar Degas’ paintings belong to the impressionism movement? The 19th-century French artist Edgar Degas’ is mainly known for his ballerina paintings. Did you know that he was also sculptor, printer and draftsman?… Continue Reading →

Travelling in Paris – Visit the Wondeful Petit Palais

When travelling in Paris, I highly recommend that you visit the lesser known museum – Petit Palais. This museum is an architectural beauty dating back to 1900, situated on the avenue des Champs-Elysées. The impressive building was built for the… Continue Reading →

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