La Toilette by Edgar Degas

La Toilette1884-86ImpressionismPastel on paperPushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia Somewhat typical of Degas’ myriad of nudes, and typical of the stylistics that made his body of work controversial, La Toilette demonstrates Degas’ tendency to capture the figure from behind, revealing only a fragment of the figure suggesting the whole. The placement of the subject in shallow space … Continue reading La Toilette by Edgar Degas

La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/JAVyKDDsM3s La cathédrale engloutie1910Impressionism Claude Debussy Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born … Continue reading La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy

Nocturnes by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/obv33I2Kf10 Nocturnes1899Impressionist Claude Debussy Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris, France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born to a … Continue reading Nocturnes by Claude Debussy

La Butte Pinson by Maurice Utrillo

La Butte Pinson1905-08ImpressionismOil on card glued on woodMusée de l'Orangerie, Paris, France This painting demonstrates the lasting influence of Impressionism with its softened brushwork, blurred lines and hazy light. Utrillo‘s placing of leafless trees in the foreground between the viewer and the bright. Colourful huts in the distance creates vibrant, bright spots in a winter … Continue reading La Butte Pinson by Maurice Utrillo