7 Results for tag: etching

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. Unlike most Dutch masters of the 17th century, Rembrandt's works ... More

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part III

In 1913, Hassam was honored with a separate gallery showing at the Panama-Pacific Exhibition featuring thirty-eight pictures. Around 1915, he renewed his interest in etching and lithography, producing more than 400 of these works during his later career; but while artistically satisfying, they achieved only so-so public ... More

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part II

Starting in the mid-1890's, Hassam also made summer painting excursions to Gloucester, Massachusetts; Cos Cob, Connecticut; and Old Lyme, Connecticut; all of them by the sea but each presenting unique aspects for painting. Even though his sales were good, Hassam continued to take on commercial work, including for the World's ... More

Paul Signac (1863-1935)

Paul Victor Jules Signac was born in Paris on 11 November 1863. He followed a course of training in architecture before deciding at the age of 18 to pursue a career as a painter after attending an exhibit of Monet's work. He sailed around the coasts of Europe, painting the landscapes he encountered. He also painted a series ... More

James Tissot (1836-1902)

James Tissot was a French painter, engraver, and enameler famous for his portraits of late Victorian society. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); After receiving a religious education, Tissot went to Paris at age 19 to study art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Ingres, Flandrin and ... More

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 ... More

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 waterc... More