#FridayPainting: Henri J.F. Rousseau “The Equatorial Jungle”

Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was a French post-impressionist painter who was subjected to ridicule by critics during his lifetime. And yet, he became known as a self-taught genius who had … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Henri J.F. Rousseau “The Equatorial Jungle”

Winter in Russia with Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov

Константин Иванович Горбатов, Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov  May 17, 1876 – May 24, 1945 was a Russian post-impressionist painter.  He was born in Stavropol in the Samara province, but he moved … Continue reading Winter in Russia with Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov

Vincent van Gogh’s “Fishing Boats on the Beach at Saintes-Maries” 1888

  “The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.” Vincent Van Gogh Over the … Continue reading Vincent van Gogh’s “Fishing Boats on the Beach at Saintes-Maries” 1888