Vincent Willem van Gogh paintings

Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade he created about 2100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of them in the last two years of his life. They include landscapes, still lifes, […]

Leonardo da Vinci painting

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance man, a man whose unquenchable curiosity was equaled only by his powers of […]

Frederic Bazille paintings

Jean Frederic Bazille was a French Impressionist painter. Many of Bazilles major works are examples of figure painting in which Bazille placed the subject figure within a landscape painted en plein air. View of the Village, 1868; Summer Scene, 1869; Family Reunion, 1867; La Toilette, 1870; The Pink Dress, 1864; Studio in the Rue de […]

Claude Monet Landscape Painting

Claude Monet was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise.