Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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Brittany Travel in the Footsteps of the Post Impressionists

Brittany Travel – 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 & the picturesque… Continue Reading →

Wonderful Normandy Art Festival over the Summer 2020

Normandy Art Events – The Normandy Impressionism Festival Every few years, there is a major Normandy art event called “Festival Normandie Impressionniste” (the Normandy Impressionist Festival). This festival is a major art event, attracting over a million visitors from around… Continue Reading →

Claude Monet’s House in Argenteuil

Claude Monet’s house in Argenteuil will open its doors in 2021 Argenteuil has announced that by 2021, the former Claude Monet house will open its doors to the public. The Argenteuil municipality purchased this building in 2003 and restored it… Continue Reading →

One Giverny Hotel with a Rich Impressionism Past

Hotel Baudy – The Historical Giverny Hotel When you head off to Giverny, there is one place you can visit that was once THE meeting place of the 19th century impressionists. It isn’t a museum but rather a small Giverny… Continue Reading →

Nuenen & Vincent Van Gogh Artworks

Nuenen Village & Vincent Van Gogh’s Beautiful Artworks Vincent van Gogh lived in Nuenen for two years (from December 1883 until November 1885). During this period, Van Gogh was extremely prolific, producing over a quarter of all his artworks.  His… Continue Reading →

The Artist Colony in Pont Aven France

Pont Aven France Lures the Post-Impressionism Painters The village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France was once the centre of a vibrant international artists’ colony. Pont Aven not only attracted painters from France but also artists from all over Europe and North… 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 →

Pablo Picasso’s Love of the French Riviera Towns

Travelling through the French Riviera Towns in the Footsteps of Picasso Like so many other artists, Pablo Picasso fell under the spell of the French Riviera towns of Southern France. The sparkling blue Mediterranean seas, the sunny weather and bright… Continue Reading →

Paris Art Museums Displaying the Impressionists

Why Paris Art Museums showcase the BEST Impressionism artworks in the world! Paris now Celebrates it’s Rich Impressionism Past Paris is the city where the impressionism movement emerged. Today the French capital houses the world’s finest collections of their beautiful… 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 →

Paris Surroundings – Follow the Art in Yerres

Paris Surroundings – A Day Trip to Yerres in the Footsteps of Gustave Caillebotte Just half an hour from the city center of Paris is the commune Yerres. In Yerres, you can visit the beautiful neoclassical mansion and beautiful gardens… Continue Reading →

Beyond Montmartre France – Toulouse-Lautrec’s Past

Beyond Montmartre France – Toulouse Lautrec’s Beginnings – Albi Toulouse-Lautrec’s Famous Association with Montmartre 19th century Montmartre was the home of the post-impressionism painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec for most of his adult years. He loved this neighborhood. Toulouse-Lautrec was deformed and a very lonely… Continue Reading →

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