Charles Ephraim Burchfield - Winter, East Liverpool, 1927

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967) Part I

Charles Ephraim Burchfield was an American painter and visionary artist, famous for his passionate watercolors of nature scenes and townscapes. The largest collection of his paintings, archives and journals are in the collection of the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo. Burchfield's paintings are in the collections of ... More

Ernest Lawson - Shadows, Spuyten Duyvil Hill, 1910

Ernest Lawson (1873-1939)

Ernest Lawson (March 22, 1873 – December 18, 1939) was a Canadian-American painter and a member of The Eight, a group of artists who formed a loose association in 1908 to protest the narrowness of taste and restrictive exhibition policies of the conservative, powerful National Academy of Design. Though Lawson was primarily a ... More

Guy Rose - La Jolla Beach

Guy Rose (1867-1925)

Guy Orlando Rose was born March 3, 1867, in San Gabriel, California. He was the seventh child of Leonard John Rose and Amanda Jones Rose. His father was a prominent Californian senator. He and his wife raised their large family on an expansive Southern California ranch and vineyard. The San Gabriel Valley town of Rosemead bears ... More

John Henry Twachtman - Winter, Gloucester Harbor, 1899-1902

John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902)

John Henry Twachtman (August 4, 1853 – August 8, 1902) was an American painter. He is best known for his impressionist landscapes, though his painting style varied widely through his career. Art historians consider his style of American Impressionism to be among the more personal and experimental of his generation. Twachtman was a ... More

Claude Monet - Zaan At Zaandam, 1871 02

Claude Monet (1840-1926) Part I

Claude Monet was a French painter who was the initiator, leader, and unswerving advocate of the Impressionist style. In his mature works, he developed his method of producing repeated studies of the same motif in series, changing canvases with the light or as his interest shifted. These series were frequently exhibited in groups—for ... More

Edward Seago - The Bend In The Canal, Alkmaar

Edward Seago (1910-1974)

Edward Seago was an English artist who painted in oils and watercolors. The son of a coal merchant, Seago was born in Norwich, and attended Norwich School. He was a self-taught artist, (although he received advice from Sir Alfred Munnings and Bernard Priestman), and enjoyed a wide range of admirers from the British Royal family and ... More

Camille Pissarro - Village Church, 1868

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) Part I

Jacob-Abraham-Camille Pissarro was born in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, to Abraham Gabriel Pissarro, a Portuguese Sephardic Jew, and Rachel Manzana-Pomie, from the Dominican Republic. Pissarro lived in St. Thomas until age 12, when he went to a boarding school in Paris. He returned to St. Thomas where he drew in his free time. Pissarro ... More

Armand Guillaumin - Turn Of The Road, After The Rain

Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927) part I

Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin was born on the 16th of February 1841 in Paris, the grandson of Jean Joseph Guillaumin who was a notary by trade. Sent to school in Moulins, his stay there was remarkable for two things: the mountainous landscape of the area inspired his interest in art and the beginnings of a life long friendship with the ... More

Andre Brasilier - Le Pont Des Arts

André Brasilier (1929)

André Brasilier is a French painter and printmaker whose work is typified by a breezy lyricism, wherein real-life subjects are transposed into dreamlike settings. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); His father Jacques Brasilier was a Symbolist painter, close to the Nabis. Seeking harmony between plastic ... More

Alfred Sisley - The Seine At Port-Marly, 1875

Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) Part I

Alfred Sisley (30 October 1839 – 29 January 1899) was born in Paris to affluent English parents; William Sisley was in the silk business, and his mother Felicia Sell was a cultivated music connoisseur. At the age of 18, he was sent to London to study for a career in business, but abandoned it after four years and returned to Paris. ... More