He also had two little sisters, Marie and Rose. Paul started going to Saint Joseph school in Aix, when he was just ten. In 1857 Paul started studying drawing from a Spanish Monk named, Joseph Gibert, at the Free Municipal School of Drawing in Aix. His father wanted him to obtain a lucrative profession, so in 1858 he began attending the University of Aix, studying law; still taking art classes. After about a year studying law, Cezanne finally decided to tell his father he wanted to move to Paris to pursue a profession as an artist.
He painted and painted and then in 1836 he married and settled in Catskill, New York to Maria Bartow. In Catskill he made a beautiful landscape painting of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River. He is said to have made a big impact on artists like Frederick Church and Albert Bierstadt. Sadly, Cole died early of a disease on February 11, 1848. But his life wasn’t fruitless, he helped lead the first school of landscape called the Hudson River School into the making; were many more leading artists came.
Claude Monet was a very famous French painter who was born on November 14, 1840 and had died on December 5, 1926. He was also the second son of Claude Adolphe Monet and Justine Aubree. Claude Monet was one of the founders of a movement called the Impressionism movement with his friends named Renoir, Sisley and Bazille. “On April 1st 1851, Claude had entered the Le Havre secondary school of arts. In his early life he had not accept the traditional approach to landscape painting but copying old masters that he had been learning from his friends.
[IMAGE]The Attic Studio- 1903 His life changed in 1890, however, while recovering slowly from an attack of appendicitis, he became very interested in painting. In 1892, when he was aged 23 he had become so interested that he was ready to give up being a lawyer and study art and painting full time. He made that decision and having given up his law career, he went to Paris to study art properly. His first teachers were trained and very good so he had a solid grounding. Matisse's own early style was an ordinary form of naturalism although it was also realistic, meaning that it was about everyday life.
Cezanne, Lowry and Landscapes Cezanne Paul Cezanne, who was the son of a wealthy banker, became a painter in the 1860s in Paris when he quit his studies of Law. By 1874 he was painting landscapes in the Impressionist manner and had some of his work included in their first exhibition held during that very same year. He painted in the Impressionistic manner, but sheared off in a different direction to the main body of Impressionist painters. The main body of Impressionist painters were concerned with the 'fleeting effects of light and colour', and in order to capture the surface impression of that moment 'they had to work fluently and quickly'. 's analysis was far more prolonged and pains-taking; He spent so long analysing his subjects that some of his work was never finished.
The van Gogh unity held the common name “Vincent” throughout generations of their family. Other than his grandfather and great uncle, one year before van Gogh’s birth, a stillborn with his name was born, making him the replacement child. Art and religion was effortlessly threaded throughout his family, his great uncle being a sculptor successful in France, his uncles working as art dealers, and his father serving as a minister. Van Gogh didn’t wish to follow traditional schooling, and was sent to a Jan Povily boarding school in Zevenbergen in 1864. There he learned German, French, and English.
When he traveled to Paris, Winslow Homer studied the paintings and art form of artists such as Millet, Manet and Courbet. In 1875 Homer left his illustrating job and started to paint for himself but struggled financially. After living two years in an English fishing village in Northumberland, Homer moved back to the Maine coast of the United States in 1882 (Hodge 127). There he painted some of his more famous paintings such as “The Gulf Stream” and “The Life Line,” showing man-against-elements (Strickland 85). Regarded as the greatest American ... ... middle of paper ... ...onclusion, it can be drawn from the life of Winslow Homer that he was a proficient realism artist, who’s work comparatively, was rivaled to many other famous painters.
Vincent Van Gogh was a really unique individual. He was born on March 30, 1853 in Groot-Zundert, Holland. He was raised by both his father and mother while growing up, and shared his parents with three sisters and two brothers. He was sixteen years old he when he started working at an art gallery and started to learn a lot about being an art dealer. He ended up moving away in order to sell art, but in 1875 he decided to leave the art dealing and devote his life to evangelism.
Most art critics consider him to be a central figure, if not the father of Neoclassicism. He also avidly supported the French Revolution, painting a variety of famous war and political figures. Growing up in France, David was virtually surrounded by beautiful art, whether it be from the architecture, or previous artist's painting. The city and its people inspired David a great amount. He was a distant relative of Boucher, who perhaps helped his early artistic progress as a pupil under Vien (1765).
Vincent van Gogh was one of those artists that just poured his heart and soul, along with his feelings, into his art work and you can definitely see and tell how his state of... ... middle of paper ... ...to overlook a piece of art work and move on from there, not really knowing as to why an artist painted the way they did, and painting what they painted for a reason. There are individuals out there who do see the meaning behind the brushstrokes, the techniques, the overall picture, and they are left feeling somewhat with more insight to the world around them. I believe that so many people find his art work to be truly amazing and legendary because a variety of people can relate to how he felt, other than loving his art work and how they looked overall. As to many people relating to how he felt, The Starry Night, in my opinion does not represent death, even though Vincent ended up killing himself. I believe that it represents hope and brightness and that we should always keep reaching for our own stars, suns and cosmic energy even in the depths of our disturbed minds.