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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

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