Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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Monet Landscapes of Bougival, France

Monet Landscapes of The Alluring Village Bougival Bougival is a lovely village that inspired many Claude Monet landscapes. The village is located only 17 kms west of Paris. It is situated in the Drionne valley between the hills of Louveciennes and Jonchère. Art… Continue Reading →

The Netherlands & Monet’s Famous Paintings

Monet’s Famous Paintings of the Netherlands 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… Continue Reading →

Claude Monet Impressionism Paintings & The French Riviera

Claude Monet & his Impressionism Paintings 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… Continue Reading →

Japanese Ukiyo-e Art & it’s Influence on Impressionism

Japanese Woodblock Ukiyo e Prints & Its influence on Impressionism 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… Continue Reading →

Stunning Claude Monet Landscapes of Antibes

Picture-Perfect Antibes inspired the magnificent Claude Monet Landscapes Claude Monet made his way to Antibes on the Cote D’Azur (French Riviera) in the winter of 1888 and again in 1908. Monet was totally smitten with the area. He fell under… Continue Reading →

Rouen Travel with the Impressionists

Rouen Travel and the Impressionism Trail If you are a lover of impressionism, then Rouen MUST be on your itinerary when visiting Normandy. This town inspired so many of the impressionism painters including Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Camille Pissarro and… Continue Reading →

Visit the Stunning Alabaster Coast Immortalized in the Impressionism Landscape Paintings

Visit the Stunning Alabaster Coast Immortalized in the Impressionism Landscape Paintings Today we are blessed with countless many famous impressionism paintings of the Alabaster coast, and in particular Etretat. Claude Monet for example, never seemed to tire of the Alabaster… Continue Reading →

Edouard Manet – Paintings & Women

Edouard Manet Paintings – The Father of Modern Art & the Impressionism Art Movement Edouard Manet was born in January 23, 1832 into a wealthy Parisian family. His father, a high ranking judge, wanted Edouard to study law and follow… Continue Reading →

Dieppe Beach & Seaside Town

Dieppe Beach – Birthplace of Seaside Swimming & Loved by the Painters Dieppe beach is known as the birthplace of seaside swimming in France. As soon as the train route from Paris to Dieppe was completed in 1848, Dieppe beach… Continue Reading →

Raoul Dufy Paintings

The Whimsical & Colorful Raoul Dufy Paintings Raoul Dufy paintings are described as expressing the most optimistic aspects of the 20th century with humour and style. His paintings are characterized by their whimsical bright colors depicting leisure activities and landscapes. He… Continue Reading →

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