Théo Van Rysselberghe - The Bay Of Saint Clair, 1923

Théo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926)

Théophile "Théo" van Rysselberghe was a Belgian neo-impressionist painter, who played a pivotal role in the European art scene at the turn of the century. Van Rysselberghe first studied at the Academy of Ghent under Theo Canneel and from 1879 at the Academy of Brussels under the directorship of Jean-François Portaels. Portaels... More

Henri Edmond Cross - The Mediterranean, East Wind, 1902

Henri Edmond Cross (1856-1910)

Henri-Edmond-Joseph Delacroix was born in Douai, a commune in the Nord départment in northern France in 1856. He had no surviving siblings. His parents, with a family history of ironmongery, were Alcide Delacroix, a French adventurer, and British Fanny Woollett. In 1865 the family moved to a location near Lille, a northern ... 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