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Tag Archives: Paris Salon

Happy Birthday Mary Cassatt!

May

22

Born on May 22, 1844, Mary Cassatt was the daughter of a wealthy family from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Although her family objected to her becoming a professional artist, Cassatt received artistic training at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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Happy Birthday Frederick Carl Frieseke!

Apr

07

A dancer, sitting legs crossed upon a stool, holds a mirror up to her face. Lifting her hand to her lips, she applies lipstick just before going on stage. She is clothed in a soft pink garment that slips down to reveal her pale shoulder. The woman is surrounded by pink, blue and white floral drapery…

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Renoir was a rebel. Monet was a misfit. Pissarro was a punk.

Feb

15

That’s right, Renoir, Monet and Pisarro are heading to Jacksonville as part of the exhibit: Impressionism and Post Impressionism from the High Museum of Art. More than 50 works by renowned artists such as…

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#7 William-Adolphe Bouguereau – Return from the Harvest

Nov

01

Reproduction of original frame by Diego Salazar Antique Frames, New York, given in honor of Jack Lee Scott by Jane McRae Scott, 2003. After a strict academic training as a painter at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, Bouguereau was awarded the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1850. This prize enabled him to move […]

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#21 Edmund William Greacen – Brooklyn Bridge, East River

Jul

26

“One of the best memories I have is of walking across the Brooklyn Bridge the day before moving to Jacksonville and the painting will always remind me of the fun my family and I had in my last day in New York.” – Tricia Lord, 20

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