Tag Archives: Naturalism

Theodore Robinson. Part 2 – Naturalism, Realism and Giverny

……………………Theodore Robinson returned with some of his fellow students to the Fontainebleu Forest in the summer of 1878 to carry on with their en plein air painting but probably the highlight for Robinson that September was his trip to Italy … Continue reading

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Sir George Clausen. Part 2 – More rural works and the War artist

In this concluding part looking at the life and works of George Clausen, later Sir George Clausen, I will focus on his love of depicting workers labouring in the fields in a genre of art which was often referred to … Continue reading

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Sir George Clausen. Part 1. Rustic Naturalism and the influence of Jules Bastien-Lepage

There is something very intriguing about “–isms” when talking about genres in art.  We are all aware of them common ones such as realism, impressionism, cubism, etc.  In fact I have an art history book about “-isms”.  Today I want … Continue reading

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The Rain It Raineth Every Day by Norman Garstin

Most of you, who have read my blogs, may know by now that I took early retirement and am now running a small Bed & Breakfast establishment in a Welsh coastal town.  I pride myself in trying to give my … Continue reading

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