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Maurice Utrillo

French Impressionist painter Maurice Utrillo was born in Paris on December 26, 1883. The illegitimate son of the painter Suzanne Valadon, Utrillo led an extremely bohemian life. Despite alcoholism and drug addiction, however, he was a prolific painter, turning out … Continue reading

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Pointilleux

A few days ago, I wrote about an exhibit dedicated to Pissarro at the musée Marmottan. There’s another show dedicated to him at the tiny musée du Luxembourg (also known as the musée du Sénat). Coincidentally perhaps, it closes the … Continue reading

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Benis soient ceux qui sont capables de voir la beauté

The musée Marmottan Monet, on the edge of the genteel 16th arrondissement of Paris, has just a few special exhibits a year and I often find that I’ve arived either too late or too early for their latest offering. This … Continue reading

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La vie en pointillé

French Impressionist painter, Camille Pissaro, was born in the French Antilles on the island of Saint-Thomas on July 10, 1830. He moved to Paris as a young child. He was not formally trained, but learned to paint from his friends … Continue reading

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