Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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Best Art Museums in France for Viewing Impressionism

The Best Art Museums in France for viewing Impressionism & Post-Impressionism Art Below are articles about the best museums in France for viewing the artworks of the famous French Impressionists & Post Impressionists of the 19th and 20th centuries. In… Continue Reading →

Places to See in Brittany & the Post Impressionists Trail

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Places to See in Brittany – The Beautiful Places that Lured the Post Impressionists Brittany, France’s most north-western region, was a source of great inspiration for many post-impressionists. The artists were attracted to the rugged, dramatic coastline, the lush forests… Continue Reading →

Eight Most Famous Renoir Paintings

Eight Most Famous Renoir Paintings That You Should Know Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was a prolific French impressionism artist. Renoir, together with Monet, Degas, Manet and others, established the ground-breaking impressionism art movement. Renoir’s artworks are characterized by their soft, sensual… Continue Reading →

Nice Museums Showing Impressionism Art

Nice Museums – Where to Find the Art of the Impressionists & Post-Impressionists Did you know that there are fantastic Nice museums exhibiting first class collections of post-impressionism art? In fact Nice & the French Riviera region has a rich… Continue Reading →

The Famous Impressionists & their Homes

The Famous Impressionists & Their Homes in France Scattered throughout France are quite a few houses that belonged to the famous impressionists. It’s pretty amazing visiting these homes as they give you a more intimate glimpse into their lives. The homes… Continue Reading →

The Summer House of Renoir in Essoyes

Essoyes, Champagne & the Summer House of Renoir In June 2017, the summer House of Renoir in Essoyes, opened its doors to the public. The house, now completely renovated, aims to give the the visitor a glimpse into the rural… Continue Reading →

Montmartre History & the Impressionism Painters

Montmartre History – Its Artistic Past Montmartre was the place to be for any budding artist in the 19th century. Painters, dancers, writers, actors and musicians flocked to Montmartre from near & afar to make their mark in the art… Continue Reading →

The Renoir Masterpiece & Maison Fournaise

Auguste Renoir Masterpiece – Luncheon of the Boating Party Even if you are indifferent to impressionism art, you will probably still be familiar with the very famous Renoir masterpiece: Luncheon of the Boating Party. This painting is practically the “Mona… Continue Reading →

The Barbizon School Painters & Fontainebleau

The Barbizon School Painters, Fontainebleau & their Influence on the Impressionists 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… Continue Reading →

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 →

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