Fisherman with Net by Frédéric Bazille, oil on canvas, 1868. Initially a medical student, he finally pursued his love for painting working with some of the great French
Initially a medical student, he finally pursued his love for painting working with some of the great French Impressionists. Sadly, he was killed in the Franco-Prussian war at the young age of 31 having only painted for a few years.
Well, after lamenting the advent of abstract expressionism, I was thrilled to come across the show by Markus Lüpertz at the Hirshhorn in Washington DC that does not cast aside figurative painting entirely.
Posted by Intagrate Lite I enjoyed my visit to the exquisitely designed Brandywine River Museum of Art where works by several generations of Wyeths are on display. The main attraction of course, are the paintings by Andrew Wyeth. One can also tour his studio which is a short drive from …