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FEMME À L'ÉVENTAIL  62 by 52 cm Femme à l’éventail, also known as Tête de jeune fille,was painted in 1876 during a momentous period in French painting and is considered one of Morisot's most accomplished canvases. Included in the third Impressionist group exhibition in Paris in 1877, this elegant depiction of a woman holding a fan exemplifies Morisot's technique at its most painterly

Westminster Bridge, 1878 Oil on canvas - 110 X 95 cm Trained in Naples, the Italian-born painter Giuseppe de Nittis, in his early twenties, settled in Paris in 1868. He fell in love with Léontine Gruvelle, the daughter of an “important costume dealer in Paris” who became his model and whom he married the following year. The young couple moved into a small house in

Phenomena When I Looked Away, 1960 Paul Jenkins was an American painter who came to maturity during the reign of the Abstract Expressionists. Born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1923, he studied at the Art Institute in his hometown from 1938 to 1941, and then served as an apprentice at a ceramics factory. Afterwards, he moved to New York City to attend the Art

BostonStreet Scene 1895 Oil on panel For years, Bannister painted landscapes with muted colors that recalled the works of the French Barbizon school so popular among New England collectors during the second half of the 19th century. However, in one of his last works, which he painted during a stay in Boston in the late 1890s, Bannister adopted a much more vivid palette.  Bannister, the son

Evening, St Kilda Road Oil on Canvas 1930 In the early 1930s, along the low-slung coastal promontory of Beaumaris in Melbourne, a middle-aged woman could be seen wheeling a homemade cart stacked with paints and canvases. The artist, Clarice Beckett, produced atmospheric paintings of suburban streets and strangely eerie landscapes.   At the time Beckett’s art was maligned by the critics, who were dismissive of her

Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894)Chemin montant, 1881 Oil on canvas Preserved discreetly in a French private collection, Caillebotte's Chemin montant was only known to historians from a checklist of works included in the seventh Impressionists' show in Paris in 1882. His fifteen-month stay was one of the most productive periods in his short, ten-year career as an artist. From then to 1930, when the painting resurfaced in the collection

An American Impressionist painter known for his portraits and landscapes. He traveled extensively between the American East Coast and France, more specifically the artists colony Grez-sur-Loing. Robert William Vonnoh has long been recognized as a pioneering figure in the development of American impressionism. The radical coloristic brilliance and dramatic impasto of some of his early paintings distinguished him among his contemporaries and in posterity

Jean-Baptiste-Armand Guillaumin, Impresssionnist painter with intense colors, he is famous for his landscapes of Paris, Creuse and Esterel areas.  Born in Paris on 16 February 1841 into a working-class family, who moved to Moulins soon after his birth. In accordance with his father's wishes, he was sent to Paris to study business and placed under the care of his aunt and uncle where he

More than an artist, Perry was an advocate for the things that mattered to her most. An American artist who worked in the Impressionist style, rendering portraits and landscapes in the free form manner of her mentor, Claude Monet.  Perry was an early advocate of the French Impressionist style and contributed to its reception in the United States. Perry's early work was shaped by her