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Tag Archives: Impressionist

In the Gallery: The Nameless River by Jasper F. Cropsey, 1846

Jul

23

Jasper F. Cropsey–born in Rossville, New York, was a 19th century American Hudson River landscape painter. He was a member of the second generation of the Hudson River School that…

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In the Gallery: Landscape by Henri-Joseph Harpignies, 1893

May

21

Henri- Joseph Harpignies was a French painter and printmaker, who made a late in life debut in the Salon in 1853. Harpignies showed…

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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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“Plein Air” Painting with Ellen Diamond

Apr

23

The focus of this Plein Aire Workshop in the Idyllic setting in the Cummer Gardens will be to create paintings that will focus on capturing the essence of the experience using impressionisms approach to light and color.

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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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Adventures in Art Lecture at the Ponte Vedra Library: The Influence of Japanese Woodcuts on the Impressionists

Jan

06

The next Adventures in Art series at the Ponte Vedra Library takes place at 6:30pm Tuesday, January 17th. Local artist Jan Bialka will present “The Influence of Japanese woodcuts on the Impressionists” in conjunction with The Cummer Museum’s exhibition of Japanese woodcuts and the forthcoming exhibit of Impressionist art.

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