Bazille, a short lived career

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.

Fisherman with Net, Frédéric Bazille, oil on canvas, 1868. 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. ---------------------#art #oilpainting #artgallery #frenchartists #artmuseum #artists #colors #worldofartists #spotlightonartists #malefigure #oilpaint #paintings #paint #painting #artlife #artists #palette #abstractart #impressionism #americanartmuseum

 

Donald Duck’s Wedding

Well, after lamenting the advent of abstract expressionism, I was thrilled to come across the show by Markus Lüpertz @hirshhorn that does not cast aside figurative painting entirely. This marvelous large canvas is Donald Ducks Wedding, oil on canvas, 1963-------------------#expressionism #art #abstractart #abstractexpressionism #largepaintings #largepainting #markuslupertz #artexhibition #artgalleries #modernart #oilpainting #artcontemporain #postwarart #contemporaryart #artgallery #germanartists #germanartist #americanartmuseum

Donald Duck’s Wedding, oil on canvas, 1963

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.