#FridayPainting: Edward Burne-Jones “Portrait of Margaret Burne-Jones” Daughter of the Artist

“The more materialistic science becomes, the more angels shall I paint. Their wings are my protest in favor of the immortality of the soul.” Edward Burne-Jones What is a portrait? Whether a painting, photograph, sculpture, poster or mural, the artist’s intention is to create an image, in which the face is predominant, that presents theContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Edward Burne-Jones “Portrait of Margaret Burne-Jones” Daughter of the Artist”

#FridayPainting: Claude Monet “The Artist’s Garden at Giverny”

“Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything,my head is bursting with it.” Claude Monet “Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.” Claude Monet “IContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Claude Monet “The Artist’s Garden at Giverny””

#FridayPainting: Alfred Henry Maurer “An Arrangement”

An American modernist painter, Alfred exhibited his work in avant-garde circles internationally and in New York City during the early twentieth century. He had an auspicious start and a promising future, with his painting “An Arrangement” being compared to the work of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Then at 36, he changed the trajectory of hisContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Alfred Henry Maurer “An Arrangement””

#FridayPainting: Berthe Morisot “The Artist’s Daughter, Julie, with her Nanny”

“I do not think any man would ever treat a woman as his equal, and it is all I ask because I know my worth.” Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) Berthe Morisot, born January 14, 1841, was before her time, the only woman to show at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874. Her work hung beside piecesContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Berthe Morisot “The Artist’s Daughter, Julie, with her Nanny””

#FridayPainting: Amedeo Modigliani “Portrait of the Painter Frank Haviland”

Who was Frank Haviland? Frank Burty Haviland, born in 1886 Limoges, France, was a French Cubist painter.   From an early age, Frank Haviland was influenced by his family’s creative professions.  He was the grandson of Philippe Burty, art collector and critic who gave us the artistic term, “japonisme.” He was the son of CharlesContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Amedeo Modigliani “Portrait of the Painter Frank Haviland””