Claude Monet: The Path Through the Irises (1914-17)

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Beisembayev, Liszt, and Le Sidaner

Dear One, Although you are missed today and every day, you will always be part of every beautiful memory. ❤️ Thanks for Visiting ~Sunnyside

Monet’s Grainstacks I

“In Monet’s increasingly urbanized world, such stacks had become postcard symbols of agricultural bounty as a blessing. Determined with his grainstack paintings to go beyond the brilliantly exacting transcription of visual sensations at the heart of Impressionist landscape painting, Monet explained the challenge to his art critic friend, Gustave Geffroy in October 1890: “… the…

Camille Pissarro: The Boulevard Monmartre on a Winter Morning (1897)

After spending six years in rural Éragny, Pissarro returned to Paris, where he painted several series of the grands boulevards. Surveying the view from his lodgings at the Grand Hôtel de Russie in early 1897, Pissarro marveled that he could “see down the whole length of the boulevards” with “almost a bird’s-eye view of carriages,…

Edgar Degas, La Loge (1880), via The Paris Review

Art and the Stories We Tell Ourselves Cody Delistraty writes in The Paris Review, “Degas ultimately thought that his paintings of the women who performed at the opera cut through the stories they were telling themselves, about their claims to beauty, status, and talent. He believed that was the goal of the artist: to separate…

Lilla Cabot Perry: The Blue Kimono (1915)

Who Is Lilla Cabot Perry? Lilla Cabot Perry (1848 – 1933), an American artist and writer, is best known as an Impressionist painter, but she also published four volumes of original poetry and a translation of classical Greek verse.  According to National Museum of Women in the Arts, “Although she had no formal art training until age 36,…