Posts Tagged ‘Impressionism’

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Happy Mother’s Day!

With Le Berceau (The Cradle), by Berthe Morisot, one of the great ladies of Impressionism.



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Fields in Spring, by Claude Monet

Yes, springtime is here at long last. To present my best wishes for the season, I am posting one of Monsieur Monet’s many celebrations of the glories of nature. Now, if you will excuse me, I will go for a stroll in the park…



Claude and Camille Stephanie Cowell

Coming tomorrow: a guest post by Stephanie Cowell, author of Claude and Camille

Whenever visiting the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, I was always struck by the deathbed portrait of Madame Monet by her husband Claude. “Pretty” pastel colors, as in many Impressionist paintings, but at the same time a sense of infinite sadness, of utter bereavement. I knew of the passionate love between Claude and Camille, his many […]