Tag: artistic endeavour

  • Claude Monet (1840 – 1926)

    Claude Monet (1840 – 1926)

    Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-airlandscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant) The importance of Monet in the history of […]

  • PAUL CEZANNE (1839-1906)

    PAUL CEZANNE (1839-1906)

    Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne can be said to form the bridge between late 19th-century Impressionism and the early 20th century’s new line of artistic enquiry, Cubism. […]


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