-  Impressionism (Page 5)

Paris Street on a Rainy Day Gustave Caillebotte Flash on French Impressionism and you’re likely to see gauzy noon landscapes, or a steam-choked Gare Saint-Lazare, or just clouds of flickering paint strokes like molecules flying apart. Yet if you visited the Impressionist show in Paris in 1877, you would have found a few things that countered such expectations: realistic paintings of a new Paris of luxury

Entrance to the Port of Le Havre Eugene Boudin (1824-1898) In Normandy, the small and charming port town of Honfleur has everything: an iconic old bell tower that provides an excited peal for weddings; an ancient wooden church across the street, where the organist does better than "Here Comes the Bride" to mark the occasion; and — along the little cobblestone streets, hurdy-gurdy players providing

Niagara Falls 1893-1894 Oil on Canvas 51cmx40cm In the manner of the French master Claude Monet (1840–1926), Twachtman painted at least fourteen versions of Niagara at different times of the day, recording subtle nuances of light and providing some of the rocky structure of the falls to anchor the viewer on firm land.  Twachtman’s technique is bold and confident, moving remarkably toward abstraction while remaining true

Marie in the garden (also know as The Roses) The artist's wife, Marie, walking in their garden at Skagen. At the birth of their daughter, Vibeke, in January 1895, they had rented the chief bailiff's official residence at Skagen (known today as Krøyer's house) for peace and quiet. Although artists such as Rørbye and the marine painters Vilhelm and Fritz Melbye had been to Skagen

Lillie (Lillie Langtry) ca. 1898 watercolor and gouache on paperboard 24 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. (61.7 x 50.2 cm) Frederick Childe Hassam (1859–1935), a pioneer of American Impressionism and perhaps its most devoted, prolific, and successful practitioner, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (now part of Boston), into a family descended from settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Equally adept at capturing the excitement of modern cities

The white boat, Javea - Joaquín Sorolla Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863 – 1923), a post-impressionist artist from Spain, who had two passions in his life - his family and his art. He began to study painting at the age of fifteen in his native Valencia, Spain. At the age of eighteen, he went to Madrid, where he copied Old Master paintings in the Museo

After the Rain Paul Cornoyer was an American Impressionist style painter famous for his paintings of New York and its suburbs. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and went to Paris to study at the Académie Julian in 1989. The artist was awarded the prestigious Associate American Academician title in 1909 and his New York city and park scenes gained him acclaim and

Le Pont aux Anglais, soleil couchant 1905 54cmx73cm Robert Antoine Pynchons 1886-1943 A French Post-Impressionist landscape painter of the Rouen School- l'École de Rouen. He was consistent throughout his career in his dedication to painting landscapes en plein air. From the age of nineteen (1905-1907) he worked in a Fauve style but never deviated into Cubism, and, unlike others, never found that Post-Impressionism did not fulfill

Crépuscule [Evening] 1892 Oil on canvas H. 32; W. 46 cm Musée d'Orsay Paris, France Charles Guilloux, a modest employee at the Bibliothèque Nationale, was a self-taught artist placed in the Symbolist movement by the critics of the time. From 1891, his works were successfully received at exhibitions held by the Independent Artists Society, then, shortly afterwards, at the Impressionists and Symbolists exhibitions at the Barc de Boutteville