Tag Archives: Eugène Boudin

Five on Friday 6

My recommendations for Honfleur, a charming town not far from Trouville-Deauville, are based on my most recent trip and one that I made seven years ago. Walk everywhere – Honfleur itself is the principal attraction. Stroll around the port! But … Continue reading

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Un Boudin

The musée Jacquemart-André always has interesting temporary exhibits. From March 22 to July 22, 2013, the exhibit will feature Normandy artist Eugène Boudin. This is the first exhibit of the work of “the king of skies” in Paris since 1899. … Continue reading

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Vous êtes le maître du ciel

French landscape painter Eugène Boudin was born on July 12, 1824. The son of a sailor, he was born and raised in the seaside of Normandy and spent his life capturing the effects of sun and cloud. Dutch painter Johan … Continue reading

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Ne pas pouvoir voir quelqu’un en peinture

French Impressionist painter Claude Monet was born on November 14, 1840. It was one of his paintings, Impression, Sunrise that gave the movement its name. A native of Le Havre, Monet developed his penchant for painting outdoors from his friend … Continue reading

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Dans les petits pots, les meilleurs onguents

We often say “good things come in small packages.” This is certainly true of The National Gallery of Art’s collection of Small French Paintings in Washington. The nucleus of this charming group of impressionist and postimpressionist paintings was the collection of … Continue reading

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