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Artist in his Studio: a French impressionist painter

Artist in his Studio This is a view of Claude Monet standing in his first studio amidst his favorite canvases. The light of the afternoon is almost palpable. This room located in his main house at Giverny was turned into his sitting-room after 1890. The picture was made in springtime according to the tulips behind Monet. The photo reveals how much the painter loved flowers. There were at least six vases in his studio on this day! When Monet became successful, he built a new house in the corner of his garden, where he moved his studio. He had now a well lit large room to work in and to store his paintings. The former studio became a place where he used…

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What to look for when buying the Artwork

Few things in the United States are as beautiful and breathtaking as the New England coastline, and there is perhaps no better way to portray this shoreline or the oceans dynamic splendor than with an oil painting. In the best seascape art you can feel the breeze, hear the seagulls and see the depth of the water; but it takes an extremely talented and experienced artist to recreate this sense on canvas. Throughout history artists like English J. M. W. Turner and American born Winslow Homer have captured the magical essence of our earth’s oceans and tributaries with their unique abilities, brush stroke techniques and use of color.  For most art lovers, the affordability of original artwork by classic artists…

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