Category French painting

Boulevard Montmartre in rainy weather, Pissarro, 1897
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Boulevard Montmartre in rainy weather, Pissarro, 1897

Author: Camille Pissarro Museum: Private collection Year: 1897 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Boulevard Montmartre in rainy weather - Pissarro. 1897 At the end of the XIX century, the spirit of modernity rushes into the images of the Impressionists of Paris, topographically accurate and reflecting the dynamics of his life.

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Double portrait - Jean-Baptiste de Shampen and Nicola de Platte

Author: Jean-Baptiste de Champaign and Nicola de Platte Museum: Boymans-van Beuningen Museum Year: 1654 Click image for a larger scale Description of the picture: Pair portrait - Jean-Baptiste de Champigné and Nicola de Platte. 1654 In front of us is a paired portrait of two modestly dressed young men. If you take a good look, then at the back of the easel, on which one of the young men sat, you can see an inscription in Latin: "J.
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Painting "Artist's Workshop" - Hubert Robert

Author: Hubert Robert Museum: Boijmans van Beuningen Museum Year: 1763-1765 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Artist's workshop - Hubert Robert At the very end of the 18th century, Hubert Robert wrote the painting "Artist's Workshop". During the years of the French Revolution, the huge royal palace of the Louvre turned into a museum freely visited for every citizen of France.
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Painting "Sisters", Berthe Morisot, 1869

Author: Bertha Morizo ​​Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1869 Click image for a larger view Description of the picture: Sisters - Bertha Morisot. 1869. Oil on canvas. 52.1x81.3 Bertha Morisot - a brilliant French artist, favorably accepted by the Impressionists and included in their circle.
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Painting Manet "Breakfast on the grass", 1863, description

Author: Edouard Manet Museum: Musee d'Orsay Year: 1863 Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Breakfast on the grass - Edouard Manet. 1863 Manet was the idol of those who believed that painting in France had ceased to develop and needed to be updated. He did not intend to rebel and really wanted his paintings to be appreciated.
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Portrait of Madame Bergere, Francois Boucher, 1766

Author: Francois Boucher Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1766 Click image for a larger picture Description of the picture: Portrait of Madame Berger - Francois Boucher. 1766. Oil on canvas. 143,5x105,4 The court painter of the French king Louis XV and the favorite painter of his favorite Marquise de Pompadour, Bouche, with graceful grace, depicted mythological and allegorical scenes with goddesses and cupids, so valued in the Rococo era.
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Self-portrait grotesque, Paul Gauguin, 1889

Author: Paul Gauguin Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1889 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Self-grotesque - Paul Gauguin. 1889. Wood, oil. 79,2x51,3 Paul Gauguin throughout his life repeatedly performed his own portraits. On them he is depicted as a pensive and self-contained person.
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Rainforest with Monkeys, Henri Rousseau, 1910

Author: Henri Rousseau Exhibited in the museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1910 Description of the painting: Rainforest with monkeys - Henri Rousseau. 1910. Oil on canvas. 129.5x162.5 The life of Henri Rousseau can be safely divided into two stages: in the first, he was an unknown customs official who constantly painted and sketched at any free minute.
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Picking Flowers, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1875

Author: Pierre Auguste Renoir Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1875 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Picking flowers - Pierre Auguste Renoir. 1875. Oil on canvas. 54,3x65,2 This work of Renoir unwittingly brings back memories of spring and sun, the smell of flowers in the garden and youth.
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The customs house in Varangeville, Claude Monet, 1882

Author: Claude Monet Museum: Boyuns-van Beuningen Museum Year: 1882 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Claude Monet’s customs house in Varangeville. 1882 One of the masterpieces of French painting from the end of the 19th century is the painting of the Customs House in Varangeville by Claude Monet. The house stands on the very edge of the hill, at the foot of which grows burnt brown grass.
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Italian comedians, Jean Antoine Watteau, 1720

Author: Antoine Watteau Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: Around 1720 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Italian comedians - Jean Antoine Watteau. About 1720. Oil on canvas. 63.8x76.2 The artistic heritage of Watteau, the creator of the gallant holidays genre, cannot be imagined without theatrical sketches with the characters of the commedia dell'arte.
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Woman in a Striped Dress, Jean Edouard Vuillard, 1895

Author: Jean Edouard Vuillard Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1895 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Woman in a striped dress - Jean Edouard Vuillard. 1895. Oil on canvas. 65,7x58,7 The French symbolist painter Vuillard was part of the Nabi group, whose focus was close to the art of modernism and symbolism.
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The Martyrdom of Saint Erasmus, Nicolas Poussin

Author: Nicolas Poussin Museum: Vatican Year: 1600-1604 ⇐ Click image for a larger version Description of the picture: The Martyrdom of Saint Erasmus - Nicolas Poussin. 1600-1604. Canvas, oil. 320x186 A French artist, one of the pioneers of classicism in European painting, Nicolas Poussin, who was craving for ancient and modern Italian art, moved to Rome in 1624.
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The Holy Family on the Stairs, Poussin, 1648

Author: Nicolas Poussin Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1648 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: The Holy Family on the stairs - Nicolas Poussin. 1648. Oil on canvas. 68.7x97.8 Nicolas Poussin was inspired by antiquity, the art of Raphael and Titian. With his works, he tried to introduce a classical, strict restraint, pure, radiant light into the dominant front baroque style.
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Basile and Camilla, Claude Monet, 1865

Author: Claude Monet Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1865 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Basil and Camilla - Claude Monet. 1865. Oil on canvas. 93x68.9 French painter, one of the founders of impressionism, in 1865, Claude Monet began work on an ambitious project.
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Painting "View of the Village" ("Country View"), Frederick Basile

Author: Frederic Bazil Museum: Fabra Museum Year: 1868 ⇐ Click image for a larger view Description of the picture: Village view - Frédéric Basile. 1868. Oil on canvas. 132.3 x90.4 The picture "View of the village" in another translation is called "Country View". It was written four years after the "Pink Dress" and represents, as it were, its new edition, more, if I may say so, "impressionistic."
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Seine shore. Claude Monet, 1880

Author: Claude Monet Museum: Private collection Year: 1880 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Picture description: Seine Coast. Vethoy - Claude Monet. 1880. Oil on canvas. 73,4x100,5 Monet always remained faithful to the main credo of the Impressionists - the artist must reproduce on canvas his visual impressions experienced at a certain time and in a certain place.
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"Pink dress", Frederick Bazille - description of the painting

Author: Frédéric Bazille Museum: Museum d'Orsay Year: 1864 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Pink dress - Frédéric Bazille. 1864. Oil on canvas. 102,5x186 In the picture "Pink dress" perfectly compositionally built, the artist depicted a young woman sitting half-turned in a light pink dress, which could be called elegant, but the black apron, worn over the lush skirt, does not allow this.
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Summer scene. Bathers, Frederick Basile, 1869

Author: Frederick Bazil Museum: Harvard University Art Museums Year: 1869 Click image for a larger picture Description of the picture: Summer scene. Bathers - Frederick Basile. 1869. Oil on canvas. 158.1х158.7 Basil is trying to build a composition in such a way that the “models” look at ease, as, for example, we can see in the picture “Summer scene.
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The painting "Lodge", Renoir, 1874

Author: Pierre Auguste Renoir Museum: Curt Art Institute (London) Year: 1874 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Lodge - Renoir. 1874. Oil on canvas. 80x64 One of the masterpieces of Renoir - "Lodge". The slice of the box barrier, resembling a photo frame, introduces an element of spontaneity into the composition.
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Description of the painting by Edgar Degas "Blue Dancers"

Author: Edgar Degas Museum: The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Pushkina Year: About 1898 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Edgar Degas - Blue Dancers. Around 1898. Pastel paper. 65x65 Canvas "Blue Dancers" the best of a series of paintings of naked women. The picture is written by pastel favorite artist.
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