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Pablo Picasso Complete Paintings

Pablo Picasso was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His ingenious use of form, color, and perspective profoundly impacted later generations of painters, including Willem de Kooning and David Hockney. “There are artists who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun,” he once said.Born Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno...

Paul Gauguin Paintings

Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a French post-Impressionist artist. Unappreciated until after his death, Gauguin is now recognized for his experimental use of color and Synthetist style that were distinctly different from Impressionism. Toward the end of his life, he spent ten years in French Polynesia, and most of his paintings from this time depict people or landscapes from that region. His work...

Paul Cezanne Paintings

Paul Cézanne (French, 19 January 1839 – 22 October 1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne's often repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes are highly characteristic and clearly recognizable. He used planes of colour and small brushstrokes that build up to form complex...

John Henry Twachtman Paintings

John Henry Twachtman (August 4, 1853 – August 8, 1902) was an American painter best known for his impressionist landscapes, though his painting style varied widely through his career. Art historians consider Twachtman's style of American Impressionism to be among the more personal and experimental of his generation. He was a member of "The Ten", a loosely allied group of American artists dissatisfied with professional art organizations, who banded together...

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Paintings

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French artist best known for his prints and posters illustrated in the Art Nouveau style of flat, organic forms. His color lithographs of advertisements for dance halls, such as the famed Moulin Rouge, brought him great acclaim and popularity, though he was also an accomplished painter. “In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new; they see their value and...

Henri Le Sidaner Paintings

Henri Le Sidaner was a French painter best known for his Intimiste—or intimate portrayals of domestic interiors using Impressionist techniques—depictions of quiet street corners and gardens. Sidaner utilized uneven, dappled brushstrokes to create atmospheric and glowing light in his paintings. Born on August 7, 1862 in Port Louis, Mauritius, his family moved to Dunkirk, France in 1870 and the artist went on to study at the École des Beaux-Arts under...

Gustave Caillebotte Paintings

Gustave Caillebotte (French, 19 August 1848 – 21 February 1894) was a French painter, member and patron of the artists known as Impressionists, although he painted in a more realistic manner than many others in the group. Caillebotte was noted for his early interest in photography as an art form. For many years and in part because he never had to sell his work to support himself, Caillebotte's reputation as...

Ferdinand Hodler Paintings

Ferdinand Hodler (March 14, 1853 – May 19, 1918) was one of the best-known Swiss painters of the nineteenth century. His early works were portraits, landscapes, and genre paintings in a realistic style. Later, he adopted a personal form of symbolism he called "parallelism". In his time, Hodler's mural-sized paintings of patriotic themes were especially admired. According to Sepp Kern, Hodler "helped revitalize the art of monumental wall painting, and...

Berthe Morisot Paintings

Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot (French:January 14, 1841 – March 2, 1895) was a painter and a member of the circle of painters in Paris who became known as the Impressionists. She was described by Gustave Geffroy in 1894 as one of "les trois grandes dames" of Impressionism alongside Marie Bracquemond and Mary Cassatt. In 1864, Morisot exhibited for the first time in the highly esteemed Salon de Paris. Sponsored by...

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