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La tour Eiffel [The Eiffel Tower] After 1889 Oil on canvas H. 55; W. 45 cm © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d'Orsay) / Franck Raux Built for the 1889 Universal Exhibition, the Eiffel Tower immediately became an object of fascination for artists. In 1888, Seurat produced a pointillist work of the then unfinished tower. In the following years, the Douanier Rousseau, Signac, Bonnard and Utrillo also painted images of

"The Painter of the American Winter." Walter Launt Palmer’s snow scenes earned him a reputation as a master of capturing winter on canvas. Influenced primarily by the regionalist principles of the Hudson River School, Palmer’s travels through the Catskill Mountains, Hudson River Valley, Paris and Venice are reflected in his landscapes, as well as his domestic interiors and portraits.  Born into an artistic Albany, New

Riverbank in the Forest  Oil on Linen 100 x 120 cm 1918 A calm view of the banks of the river from La Mogoda Caldes , the home of his good friend Juan Antonio Guell He is considered one of the greatest representatives of Spanish impressionist landscape art.  Colour and light meant everything to Mir, and he used them to build a personal idiom in which he

A Bed of Poppies, 1909 Painter, author, and amateur botanist expressed the visual power of flowers with these words in 1915. A leading light of the New York and new England art scenes during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Oakey Dewing painted landscapes, portraits, and figural works – many of which have not been located – but her artistic legacy is

Rainy Day in London, Thames Port 1926 Lesser Ury was a German impressionist painter and printmaker, associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting, who followed his own style and is perhaps most well known for his skills with pastels - some consider Ury one of the most important pastellists of the 19th Century. Ury is especially noted for his paintings of nocturnal cafe scenes

Moonlit Night 1914 A German-Danish Expressionist painter and printmaker, he was a member of the influential Expressionist group, Die Brücke (The Bridge).   Best known for brightly colored portraits and peasant scenes (with a Primitivist slant) and for his interest in flowers, this work is a bit different.   In fact to me, this painting lives up to the name Die Brücke, for it bridges the

Rosmapamon 1918  oil on cardboard 36.5 x 49.7 Even today Maurice Denis' (1870-1943) place in the history of art remains unspecified. Known as the "Nabi of the beautiful icons", he is celebrated alongside Vuillard and Bonnard as one of the most important Nabi painters, a founder of the movement and its brilliant theoretician. "Remember that a painting – before being a battle horse, a nude woman, or

At the well Artist: Martiros Saryan Completion Date: 1908 Style: Expressionism Genre: symbolic painting Technique: tempera Material: canvas Dimensions: 51 x 63 cm Gallery: Saryan Museum, Yerevan, Armenia Recalling his own background, Saryan said, "My ancestors had come to the banks of the river Don from the Crimea, and to the Crimea from Ani, the capital of medieval Armenia. I was born into a family which followed the old patriarchal customs. There