Gustave Loiseau - Fish Market At The Port Of Dieppe, 1903

Gustave Loiseau (1865-1935)

Loiseau was born in Paris on 3 October 1865 in the affluent commercial family. He was largely self-educated and worked with a decorator, painting the outskirts of Paris in his free time when he was young. An inheritance from his grandmother provided him with a certain degree of financial comfort and independence allowing him to concentrate ... More

Giovanni Boldini - The Return Of The Fishing Boats, Etretat, 1879

Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931)

Giovanni Boldini enjoyed a long and successful artistic career. Born in Ferrara, Italy in 1842 and trained on the Italian Renaissance masters from childhood with his religious artist-father, Antonio Boldini. He also studied under other accomplished artists, gaining a reputation even at that young age as an accomplished portrait painter. ... More

Georgia O`Keeffe - The Lawrence Tree

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant and intriguing artists of the twentieth century, known internationally for her boldly innovative art. Her distinct flowers, dramatic cityscapes, glowing landscapes, and images of bones against the stark desert sky are iconic and original contributions to American Modernism. Born on ... More

Childe Hassam - San Pietro, Venice, 1883

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part I

Frederick Childe Hassam was born in his family home in a suburb of Boston in 1859. His father Frederick was a cutlery merchant and descended from a long line of New Englanders, while his mother Rosa was a native of Maine. He demonstrated an interest in art early in his life. He had his first lessons in drawing and watercolor while ... More

Ferdinand Hodler - Turnerbankett, 1878

Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918)

Ferdinand Hodler was one of the most famous Swiss painters of the late 19th and early 20th century. He was born in Bern, the eldest of six children. His father, Jean, made a living as a carpenter and his mother, Marguerite, was from a peasant family. When Hodler was eight years old, he lost his father and two younger brothers as a ... More

Eyvind Earle - Cattle Country, 1984

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000)

Eyvind Earle was an American illustrator, artist and author, famous for his contribution to the background illustration and styling of Disney animated films in the 50s of 20th century. Earle was born in New York, but his family moved to Hollywood when he was two years old. He began painting when he was 10 years old, and had his first ... More

Ernest Moulines - View Of Venise

Ernest Moulines (1870-1942)

Ernest Moulines was a French painter who was born in 1870. Many works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'Luxembourg Gardens' sold at Leonard Joel, Melbourne 'December Sunday Fine Art Auction ' in 2012. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push... More

Emilio Grau Sala - Sailers Near The Coast

Emilio Grau Sala (1911-1975)

Emilio Grau Sala was perhaps famous as a colorist in oil, watercolor and pastel and an illustrator. His works are fresh in color and freely drawn or constructed. In the French Salon “Comparaisons” he was a member of the group affiliated with Maurice Boitel, a painter in the art movement known as “La Jeune Peinture” of the School of ... More

Donald Hamilton Fraser - Venice, Grand Canal

Donald Hamilton Fraser (1929-2009)

Donald Hamilton Fraser is famous abstract landscape painter. As an adolescent, Fraser attended the Maidenhead Grammar School in Berkshire, England. In the late 1940s, he worked at the Sunday Times as an editorial trainee while completing his National Service. From 1949–52, Fraser trained at London's Saint Martin's School of ... More

Chu Teh-Chun - The Suddenly Rule, 1992

Chu Teh-Chun (1920-2014) Part I

Chu Teh-Chun or Zhu Dequn was a Chinese-French abstract painter famous for his pioneering style integrating traditional Chinese painting techniques with Western abstract art. Chu and his schoolmates Wu Guanzhong and Zao Wou-Ki were dubbed the "Three Musketeers" of modernist Chinese artists trained in China and France. ... More