Lise Tréhot. The Mysterious Beauty from Renoir’s PaintingsAugust 2, 2020
Born into a humble French family, Lise Tréhot (1848–1922) was an artist’s model who posed exclusively for Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919). Lise posed for almost all of the female figures depicted by Renoir from 1866 until 1872. Incidentally, it...
Four Women Impressionists You Shouldn’t ForgetAugust 1, 2020
Impressionism is not only limited to Monet, Renoir, and Degas. There were four women Impressionists who were all the members of the same circle and exhibited works that were as innovative as those of their male counterparts: Berthe...
5 Impressionist Gossips Which Will Make You Feel They Staged a Soap OperaJuly 31, 2020
I know, it is a bit rude to discuss private lives of people. But when it comes to the Impressionists, knowing their relationships, connections, sudden twists of fate, and often difficult characters makes the whole story about them...
Eva Gonzalès: Impressionist in the ShadowsJuly 30, 2020
While Eva Gonzalès’ privileged upbringing and supportive family afforded her the opportunities to grow in her artistic abilities and broaden her social circle, she was still a woman in a male-dominated world. When it comes to the Impressionist...
The Dazzling Davies Sisters and Their Impressionist ArtJuly 29, 2020
The Davies sisters grew up in a remote corner of Victorian Wales. They were religious, teetotal and never married. But these demure young women, with no previous art knowledge, managed to gather together probably the most important collection...
Louisine Havemeyer and Her Modern Art CollectionJuly 28, 2020
A great, pioneering art collector, Louisine Havemeyer (1855-1929), was the first American to patronize the French Impressionists. Together with her husband Harry, Louisine created a massive collection that included all kind of world-class artworks. Louisine Havemeyer Louisine Havemeyer...
Artists and Paintings. Everything You Need to Know About ImpressionismJuly 27, 2020
Impressionism has become one of the most significant movements of modern art. The names of Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, or Edgar Degas are well-known, perhaps, even by those who are not very interested in art. There are big...
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