Modern Masters

Not to let this post be too long I have chosen just a few of the first paintings I photographed. I took this information from the book Great Modern Masters to explain about the term.

From Cezanne to Matisse to Van Gogh, each of these masters of modern painting has had an immeasurable influence on modern art, through the movements of Impressionism, Cubism and Fauvism as well as through their own individual styles.

The Rounded Flower Bed by Claude Monet 1840 to 1926
A Monet Garden is always pretty.
Read about it here.
Woman in an Armchair by Pierre-Auguste Renior 1841-1919
Read about it here.
Study for “La Grande Jatte.” by Georges Seurat 1859 to 1891
In art we studied the finished painting and discussed what all was seen in it.
It says Seurat made 78 studies before finishing the final piece.
Read about it here.
The Yellow Christ by Paul Gauguin 1848-1903
I loved the more simple lines and colors.
Read more here.
Self -Portrait by
Vincent van Gogh
More here.
The Old Mill by Vincent van Gogh
read about it.
Bank of the Oise at Auvers by
Vincent van Gogh 1853 to 1890
More about it here.
Portrait of Postman Roulin by
Vincent Van Gogh
More about it here.
Study for “Le Chahut” by Georges Seurat
More information here.
Study for “Le Pont de l”Europe by Gustave Caillebotte 1848 to 1894
More Information here.

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