Sunday, February 10, 2013

American Impressionism: Theodore Robinson

Sea, 1889

The Bridge at Giverny (1891), oil on canvas

 Boats at a Landing, 1894

A Rainy Day, New York

Capri (1890), oil on canvas

Church in Snow

French Farmhouse,  circa 1887

Hillside in Giverny France

Moonlight Giverny - Study

Evening on the Canal

Study for Valley of the Seine from the Giverny Heights, 1892

The Red House

The Valley of the Seine, from the Hills of Giverny, 1892

 Water Lilies, Grez-sur-Loing

Theodore Robinson (July 3, 1852 – April 2, 1896) was an American painter best known for his impressionist landscapes. He was one of the first American artists to take up impressionism in the late 1880s, visiting Giverny and developing a close friendship with Claude Monet. Several of his works are considered masterpieces of American Impressionism.

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