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The Canal at Charenton - Albert Lebourg (1849-1928) Albert Lebourg (né Albert-Marie Lebourg) was born on 1 February 1849 in Montfort-sur-Risle, about 17 miles southwest of Rouen, France. He studied at l'École des Beaux Arts and at l'Academie de Peinture et de Dessins in Rouen, before becoming a student at the architecture studio of J.P. Laurens in Paris. After meeting the famous collector, Lapelier, in

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

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

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

Canal Saint-Denis, Paris ca. 1876-1882 The art of Stanislas Lépine joins the pre-Impressionists with the Impressionists. Lépine established his reputation with views of Paris and paintings depicting life on the banks of the Seine imbued with an atmosphere unique to his oeuvre. Although he gained little recognition during his lifetime, Lépine was highly regarded by his fellow artists and, in 1874, was invited to exhibit in the first Impressionist Exhibition. Lépine was born in 1835 in

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

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