About Joseph Mallord William Turner

William Turner (also known as Joseph William Turner) has always been known for the incredible oil paintings that he has produced. Being an English Romantic landscape painter as he was, he ran against most of the other painters of the same time period, but his was not actually a bad thing for him. In fact, this earned him the title …

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The Summer Poppy Field

This is a plein air painting, which is painted by French Impressionist artist Claude Oscar Monet in 1875. At the time, Monet’s oil painting created a fascinating movement which single-handedly transformed French paintings throughout the nineteenth century till the next century. As a result, he was thought to be the most consistent and prolific practitioner of plein air landscape painting. …

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Young Family Walking in Poppies At Argenteuil by Monet

The red, red flowers, the green, green trees, the blue blue sky, the white, white clouds, what a beautiful countryside scenery in the end of the spring! This impression was created by the founder of French Impressionist painting--- Claude Oscar Monet, who was also the pioneer of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s preceptions before nature, particularly in applying …

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A Wheatfield on a Summer's Afternoon 1942

This painting was created by a Russian-born French artist Marc Chagall, who was considered to be the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists, a pioneer of modernism and several decades later he had also been respected as the world’s preeminent Jewish artist. Marc Chagall was distinguished for his surrealistic inventiveness. In 1950s, Pablo Picasso remarked that …

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What is Blackboard for Homer?

Blackboard is a painting made by famous American landscape painter and print maker Winslow Homer, who is regard as a creator of a bright, modern and ancient American style. The themes of his paintings ranged from heroic quality expressed in possible invincible obstacles for man, friendship between soldiers or workers to some helplessness situation towards the others. Since there …

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A Boy as Pierrot by Jean-Honore Fragonard

A boy with two big jade-green eyes has a small straight nose and a small cherry mouth, whose face has conspicuous blusher on each cheek. He has short golden haircut. Almost his back side of head is covered by a white hat whose brim is blue. What’s so special is that there is a blue bowknot in front of the …

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The Boating Party, Days of Family Happiness

This is a warm and sweet oil painting created by Mary Cassatt, who was an American painter and printmaker. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children. And The Boating Party was the very painting.

If you like it, everything is possible. When you …

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Storm Seam Boat Off a Harbour's Mouth Making Signals In Shallow

Joseph Mallord Willam Turner was born in Maiden Lane, CovetGarden, London, England. He was a British Romantic landscape painter, watercolourist and printmaker. Though he was famous for his oil paintings, Turner was also one of the greatest masters of watercolor landscape painting. Besides, he was commonly known as "the painter of light"and his paintings was recognized as a Romantic preface …

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An Angel in Red with a Lute by Leonardo da Vinci

An Angel in Red with a Lute is a great painting created by universal genius Leonardo da Vinci, who was born in 1452 in Vinci in the region of Florence, Italy. As we all know, he was a Renaissance polymath in almost everywhere, for example, he was not only an artist but also a sculptor, architect, mathematician, engineer, inventor, …

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A Boy As Pierrot

A boy with two big jade-green eyes has a small straight nose and a small cherry mouth, whose face has conspicuous blusher on each cheek. He has short golden haircut. Almost his back side of head is covered by a white hat whose brim is blue. What’s so special is that there is a blue bowknot in front of the …

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