12 Results for tag: Impressionism

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 ... More

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 ... 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

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.adsbygoo... More

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 ... More

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 ... More

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. ... More

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 ... More

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 ... More

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 ... More