Paul Cezanne - Mountains Seen From L'estaque, 1886

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) part I

One of the most influential artists in the history of twentieth-century painting, Paul Cézanne has inspired generations of modern artists. Generally categorized as a Post-Impressionist, his unique method of building form with color and his analytical approach to nature influenced the art of Cubists, Fauvists, and successive generations ... More

Paul Gauguin - The Breton Shepherdess, 1886

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Gauguin came late to art. There is little in his early life to presage his phenomenal artistic career; however, his peripatetic upbringing established his restless need for voyage to exotic destinations. Descended on his mother’s side from Peruvian nobility, he spent his early childhood in Lima. He would later misrepresent his ancestry ... More

Theodore Earl Butler - Grainstacks, Giverny, 1897

Theodore Earl Butler (1861-1936)

Theodore Earl Butler was an American impressionist painter. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, and moved to Paris to study art. He was close friend of Claude Monet in Giverny, and married his stepdaughter, Suzanne Hoschedé. Suzanne is known as The woman with a Parasol and she was Claude Monet’s favorite model. The event of their marriage ... More

Maurice Utrillo - Varennes-Sous-Dan (Laone-Et-Loire), 1928

Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955) Part I

Maurice Utrillo was a French painter who specialized in cityscapes. Born in the Montmartre quarter of Paris, France, Utrillo is one of the few famous painters of Montmartre who was born there. Utrillo was the son of the artist Suzanne Valadon, who was then an eighteen-year-old artist's model. She never revealed who was the father of her ... More

'Jeune Filles Lisant Dans Le Parc'

Henri Lebasque (1865 – 1937) Part I

Henri Lebasque was a French post-impressionist painter born in Champigné (Maine-et-Loire). His work is represented in French museums, notably Angers, Geneva (Petit Palais), Lille (Musée des Beaux-Arts), Nantes, and Paris (Musée d’Orsay). He started his education at the École régionale des beaux-arts d'Angers, and moved to Paris ... More

Claudine At Maxim's In Paris, 1968

Marcel Dyf (1899-1985)

Marcel Dyf was born in Paris. He spent his youth holidays in Paris and Normandy, where he observed the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements which strongly influenced on his later painting career. In his early twenties Marcel Dyf already decided to become an artist. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ... More

Konstantinos Maleas - View Of The Acropolis

Konstantinos Maleas (1879-1928)

Konstantinos Maleas was a Greek painter who was born in 1879. He was one of the most important Post-impressionist Greek painters of the 20th century. Along with Konstantinos Parthenis, he is sometimes considered Greece's most important modern artist. He was born and grew up in Constantinople, far away from the Greek artistic center ... More

James Kay - Venice

James Kay (1858-1942)

James Kay was a Scottish artist famous for his paintings of the landscapes and shipping around the River Clyde. Born on the Isle of Arran, Kay spent much of his working life with a studio in Glasgow and living at Portincapleon Loch Long in Argyll and Bute. He was elected to the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolor... More

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

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