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Edgar Degas

Woman in the Bathtub, 1886 Pastel on paper, 70cm x 70cm, Hillstead Museum, Farmington, CT Degas never considered himself to be an impressionist painter, even though the majority of his work was shown in the great Impressionist shows in Paris … Continue reading

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Gustave Courbet

The Artist’s Studio (L’Atelier du peintre) A Real Allegory of a Seven Year Phase in My Artistic and Moral Life, 1855, 141.33” x s35.43”, Musee d’Orsay, Paris Rules. You would think that artistic people were the last on earth to … Continue reading

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Claude Monet

  The Boat Studio (Le bateau-atelier)  1876  Oil on canvas  28⅛ x 23½”  The Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University   Merion, Pennsylvania             Monet is the artist other artists would like to be.  This is not to … Continue reading

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Édouard Manet

Déjeuner sur l’herbe  (Luncheon on the Grass)  1863 6’9⅛” x 8’10¼” There is little so ridiculous and pathetic as the earnest young man.  Earnest young men expound at length, forever unaware that they are out of step with the very … Continue reading

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