Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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Impressionism walking trails

Impressionism Paris: Walks in the Footsteps of Famous People

Impressionism Paris: 25 Paris Walks in the Footsteps of Chanel, Hemingway, Picasso, & More Forever Paris by Christina Henry de Tessan is a wonderful and unusual travel book, providing self-guided Paris walks in the footsteps of many famous characters who… Continue Reading →

Vincent Van Gogh’s Life in North Brabant

Van Gogh’s Life in the Dutch Province Brabant North Brabant in the Netherlands was the most significant region in Vincent Van Gogh‘s life. It was here where he was born, grew up and lived most of his life. While living… Continue Reading →

Mont Sainte-Victoire – Paul Cezanne’s Beloved Muse

Mont Sainte Victoire – In the Footsteps of Paul Cezanne Paul Cezanne painted Mont Sainte Victoire again and again between the years 1882 and 1906. These paintings are considered as some of the best landscapes ever painted. Art historians and… 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 →

Vincent Van Gogh – Life in a Mental Asylum

Van Gogh – Life in Arles, Provence In February 1888, Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch painter, left the hectic Parisian capital for Provence. Coming from the cold and grey city, Van Gogh fell for the bright colors, sunshine and rugged… Continue Reading →

Famous Landscape Paintings of Ile de la Grande Jatte

The Impressionists’ Famous Landscape Paintings of Ile de la Grande Jatte Although Ile de la Grande Jatte is a tiny island, it inspired the great impressionism painters. Some of their most famous landscape paintings are located here! The most well-known… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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