All Artists (European Collection)
Late 20^th century artist Maurice Harvey was born in England where he attended the Southend College of Art in Essex and the London College of Art. Like many fine artists, he began his career by working in advertising. Immigrating to Canada, he worked in commercial art and was eventually appointed "Queen's Printer", which meant reproducing fine art from the National Gallery of Canada. He was also commissioned to do a series of paintings for the Canadian Centennial which were then presented to the...
In the employ of Royal Doulton China from 1895-1922. Specialist in Landscapes - particularly pastoral and mountain scenes.
Trained by Claude Monet, Blanche Hoschede-Monet was said to follow his techniques so faithfully that scholars sometimes have difficulty telling her work from his. What is evident in a painting like Giverny, le seule et la rosarie is Hoschede-Monet's staunch conformity to Impressionist techniques including high key colors and broken brushwork utilizing heavy impasto. The painting thereby communicates the sensation of nature through its texture as well as its loosely organized but brightly colored forms. Blanche's mother Alice married Claude Monet after her...
Charles Jacque was one of a group of early nineteenth-century French artists (and later their American followers) who would eventually become known as the Barbizon School for the village on the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau where most of them gathered to paint. The movement began as a reaction against the dictates of the academic art establishment. Academic standards of the time were based upon the neo-classicism of the 18th century and insisted upon a polished finish, muted colors, historical or genre...