Art

The Races of Longchamp

One of the most famous works by the French Impressionist Édouard Manet is the painting "The Races of Longchamp". It shows a scene at the Longchamp racecourse in the Bois de Boulogne, on the western outskirts of Paris. Horse races were held here from 1857, which were...

Mounted trumpeters of Napoleon’s imperial guard

Théodore Géricault was a French painter, sculptor, draftsman and lithographer of the early 19th century and is considered one of the most important representatives of French Romanticism. One of his most famous works is the painting "Mounted Trumpeters of Napoleon's...

Self-portrait with grey felt hat

Vincent van Gogh was one of those geniuses to whom talent was not layn in the cradle. On the contrary, it was a long time of searching and trying that forced the grown man to keep searching for new ways of expression.   He enrolled at the age of 32 at the Academy...

Bathing spot near Asnières

The art critic Félix Fénéon coined the term "Neo-Impressionism" for a style of painting that, according to its most important exponents, developed seemingly naturally from Impressionism. Common to both art styles was an interest in depicting natural light and a color...
Bathing spot near Asnières

Bathing spot near Asnières

The art critic Félix Fénéon coined the term "Neo-Impressionism" for a style of painting that, according to its most...

Boy on a ram

Boy on a ram

It is said that the greatest artists have been given the gift of creating stories that last for centuries by the power...

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The Happy Drinker

The Happy Drinker

Frans Hals, along with Peter Paul Rubens and Anthonis van Dyck, is one of the most important portrait painters of his...

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