Saturday, October 19, 2019

Impression

Starting off today, we have Waterloo Bridge: Effect Of Sunlight In The Fog, a 1903 oil painting by the master of Impressionism, Claude Monet, with the bridge just barely visible in a heavy fog.


Fellow Impressionist Alfred Sisley painted The Hillsides At Bougival in 1875.


This is a recent acquisition for the Gallery. Sunshine In The Drawing Room is a 1910 painting by Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershoi. Hammershoi often featured his wife in a painting, as is done here.


Bowl With Zinnias And Other Flowers is the title of this 1886 painting by Vincent Van Gogh.


Young Woman In A Grey Cloak was painted between 1920-24 by British artist Gwen John.


I'll be wrapping up the tour tomorrow. Today I conclude with a sculpture by Jacob Epstein. Torso From The Rock Drill. Originally meant to be part of a larger sculpture, this bronze is the only part of the design that was cast. It reminds me of something out of Tolkien.

34 comments:

  1. Oh, wonderful. Now I have that ABBA-earworm!!
    We have a street called "Waterloo Strasse" and every time... ahhh...

    I like the Impressionist´s work, too.
    Big wow to the work of Hammershoi!

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  2. Addendum: I do like ABBA, but I hate earworms!

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  3. I like every one of those paintings. Thank you for showing them.

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  4. The paintings are beautiful.
    My favorite are The Hillsides At Bougival and the Bowl With Zinnias And Other Flowers!

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  5. Wonderful. Gwen John is one of my favourite artists. I like the Hammershoi interior too:)

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  6. That is a funny looking sculpture in the last picture.

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  7. This is the period I love and which inspired me to start painting it was from impressionism on. I have seen an exhibition of Claude Monet in Paris ! My favorite painter since I was however remains van Gogh !

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  8. A Van Gogh is always a favourite!

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  9. enjoy the blooms. have a great weekend. so cold here. down in the 30s this AM. no clue what that is in C? any who ... so chilly .. frostie. ( ;

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  10. The first and the last are my faves today William ✨

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  11. ...Impressionism is one of my favorite style, thanks for sharing.

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  12. Thanks for the tour, William. I have enjoyed seeing all the art.

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  13. Sitting near that first painting, I could easy dream away looking at the enchanting effect of sunlight in the fog

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  14. Loved all the art you've been sharing...my fav might be the zinnias!

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  15. @Iris: I'm fortunate enough to not be familiar with that song.

    @John: you're welcome.

    @Ella: thank you!

    @Rosie: so do I.

    @Nancy: definitely.

    @Gattina: both are great.

    @Marie: indeed.

    @Francisco: thanks!

    @Grace: thank you!

    @Tom: you're welcome.

    @DJan: I've enjoyed showing it.

    @Jan: me too.

    @Barbara: they're great!

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  16. I really like the first painting. It's very peaceful.

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  17. You found some lovely old masters today!

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  18. The paintings are all beautiful, the first one is my favorite.

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  19. This time I like the paintings more than the sculpture, William! Especially the Monet.

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  20. Hello, beautiful paintings. The first one is my favorite. The sculpture is cool. Happy weekend!

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  21. Beautiful paintings, my favorite is The Hillsides At Bougival.

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  22. @RedPat: very much so.

    @Red: I think so too.

    @Sharon: I did indeed.

    @Karl: it is a beauty.

    @Catalyst: I love Monet.

    @Marleen: so do I.

    @Eileen: thank you!

    @Bill: thanks!

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  23. There is no painting there I could not happily live with.

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  24. I like Impressionist work and I also like that last sculpture though it doesn't evoke Tolkien to me. Thank you for the tour.

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  25. I have to say, I think Impressionism is my favorite style.

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  26. An era when the frames were as lovely as the paintings!

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  27. Lovely photography of wonderful artworks ~ ^_^

    Happy Day to You,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  28. That first painting is my favourite …

    All the best Jan

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