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Books Artists Beats By Jim Burns
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This tenth collection of essays and reviews again throws the spotlight on Paris and some of the painters and places associated with the city. Montmartre in its heyday, the 1890s and thereabouts when... More > Edgar Degas and Alphonse Mucha produced images of the spectacles to be seen in Paris and the leisure activities of its citizens. Some of them, at least. Neither artist was noted for painting scenes of working-class life, nor of poverty. To say that is not to condemn them for it. The same can be said of Matisse and Bonnard who largely created colourful canvases in the sun-drenched South of France. We need to appreciate artists for what they did, not accuse them for not doing what we think they should have done< Less
Adolph Menzel: Drawings Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (1815 – 1905) was a German artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one of the two most... More > prominent German artists of the 19th century, and was the most successful artist of his era in Germany. His popularity in his native country, owing especially to History Painting, was such that few of his major paintings left Germany, as many were quickly acquired by museums in Berlin. Menzel's graphic works and drawings were more widely disseminated; these, along with informal paintings not initially intended for display, have largely accounted for his posthumous reputation. The paintings which were available to the public garnered recognition not only within Germany, but from the French avant-garde as well: Edgar Degas admired and copied his work, calling him "the greatest living master".< Less
Adolph Menzel: 185 Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (1815 – 1905) was a German artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one of the two most... More > prominent German artists of the 19th century, and was the most successful artist of his era in Germany. His popularity in his native country, owing especially to History Painting, was such that few of his major paintings left Germany, as many were quickly acquired by museums in Berlin. Menzel's graphic works and drawings were more widely disseminated; these, along with informal paintings not initially intended for display, have largely accounted for his posthumous reputation. The paintings which were available to the public garnered recognition not only within Germany, but from the French avant-garde as well: Edgar Degas admired and copied his work, calling him "the greatest living master".< Less
Edouard Manet: Drawings, Pastels, Watercolours By Daniel Coenn
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Essential figure in the evolution from Realism to Impressionism, Edouard Manet was an significant painter who left his own distinctive mark on the world of painting. The young artist was influenced... More > by Frans Hals, Diego Velazquez, and Francisco Goya. After Manet opened his own studio, he began painting in a realist technique, which soon changed to a Impressionist style when he met the Berthe Morisot. She represented him to her circle of Impressionist painter friends, including Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Edgar Degas, and their plein air painting techniques. Many of Manet’s works rotated around interpretations of leisure activities, including observations of social life in all of the classes, from bourgeois horse racing to prostitutes drinking, to the streets of Paris and boating scenes, many of which were made from sketches done on the spot. Although his work was Impressionistic, he resisted involvement with any specific style of painting.< Less
Camille Pissarro: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Known as the "Father of Impressionism", Pissarro painted rural and urban French life, particularly landscapes, as well as scenes from Montmartre. Pissarro offer substantial contributions... More > to Impressionist theory and also managed to remain on friendly, mutually respectful terms with such difficult personalities as Edgar Degas, Cezanne and Gauguin. Pissarro exhibited at all 8 of the Impressionist exhibitions. He was even so a primary developer of Impressionist technique. Pissarro experimented with Neo-Impressionist ideas between 1885 and 1890. Discontented with what he referred to as "romantic Impressionism," he investigated Pointillism which he called "scientific Impressionism" before returning to a purer Impressionism in the last decade of his life. During his lifetime, Camille Pissarro sold few of his paintings.< Less
Mary Cassatt: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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This Art Book contains 66 annotated reproductions of Mary Cassatt paintings with date and interesting facts page below. Mary Cassatt was an American impressionist painter who depicted the lives of... More > women, chiefly the intimate bond between mother and child. At the beginning of the 20th century, she had achieved widespread fame for her paintings. Cassatt was the only American to exhibit with the Impressionists. Her works, which were painted into a purely Impressionist style, met with great acclaim, established her reputation as an Impressionist, and consequently, were the foundation for her long and distinguished career. Edgar Degas and Cassatt were close friends and artistic allies whose shared stylistic concerns lead to mutual explorations of light, color and form. While both artists depicted scenes of modern life, they differed in their portrayal of women. Mary Cassatt was focused primarily on mother and child theme, which she treated with warmth and naturalness in paintings, pastels, and prints.< Less
Adolph Von Menzel By Maria Tsaneva
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Adolph Menzel was a German artist famous for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Beside with Caspar Friedrich, Menzel is regarded one of the two most important German artists of the 19th century, and... More > was the most successful artist of his time in Germany. His popularity in his native country was such that few of his major paintings left Germany, as many were quickly acquired by museums in Berlin. : Edgar Degas admired and copied his work, calling him "the greatest living master". In Germany Menzel received many honors, and in 1898 became the first painter to be admitted to the Order of the Black Eagle; by virtue of receiving the Order, Menzel was raised to the nobility, becoming "Adolph von Menzel". He was also made a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris and the Royal Academy in London. Menzel's graphic works and drawings were more widely distributed; these, along with informal paintings not initially intended for display, have largely accounted for his posthumous reputation.< Less
Alfred Stevens: 118 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Alfred Stevens was a Belgian painter who came from a family of painters. He studied under Ingres at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. His early paintings show a debt to the realism of Gustave Courbet and the... More > historical subjects of Henri Leys. He and his brother were becoming part of the art world of Paris, meeting people such as the Goncourt brothers, Théophile Gautier, and Alexandre Dumas at the salons of Princess Mathilde as well as popular cafés. During the 1860s, Stevens became an immensely successful painter, known for his paintings of elegant modern women. His exhibits at the Salons in Paris and Brussels attracted favorable critical attention and buyers. In 1863, he received the Legion of Honor from the Belgian government. In 1867, he won a first-class medal at the Universal Exposition in Paris, and was promoted to Officer of the Legion of Honor. His friends included Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Charles Baudelaire, Berthe Morisot, James Abbott McNeill Whistler and Frédéric Bazille.< Less
Edouard Manet: 128 Masterpieces By Ann Kannings
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French painter and printmaker, Edouard Manet was important figure in the advancement from Realism to Impressionism. He was a significant painter who left his own unique model on the world of... More > painting. In his youth Manet was influenced by Frans Hals, Diego Velazquez, and Francisco Goya. After he opened his own studio, Manet began painting in a realist technique, which soon changed to an Impressionist style when he met the Berthe Morisot. She represented him to her circle of Impressionist painter friends, including Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Edgar Degas, and their plein air painting techniques. Many of Manet’s works rotated around interpretations of leisure activities, including observations of social life in all of the classes, from bourgeois horse racing to prostitutes drinking, to the streets of Paris and boating scenes, many of which were made from sketches done on the spot. Although his work was Impressionistic, he resisted involvement with any specific style of painting.< Less
"Les Blanchisseuses" By Véronique BEAUMONT
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En 1973, le tableau "Les Blanchisseuses" d'Edgar DEGAS a été volé au musée des Beaux-Arts du Havre. En 2010, cette oeuvre réapparaît à New... More > York, alors qu'elle allait être vendue aux enchères chez Sotheby's. Voici donc retracée, sous forme de fiction passionnante, l'épopée de ce célèbre chef-d'oeuvre durant ces 37 années.< Less

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