After seeing a doco on SBS about art history, I went on to google and entered “impressionist art”, and found that the net has a whole host of free art galleries – some are huge, with artists from just about every artistic period.
Klimt. The Kiss
Klimt. Three Ages of a Woman
Renoir. Young Girls at the Piano
Renoir. Two Sisters
Paul Lacroix. The Abundance of Summer
Martini. St Peter
Van Gogh. Night Cafe
Domenico Puligo. The Christ
Regoyos. Night Time
Potthast. Mystic River (USA)
Bierstadt. Sundown at Yosemite (USA)
My "art" folder on my laptop - a treasure chest of beauty.
I used to go to the Musee d’Orsay in
Monet, Renoir with his rosy-cheeked people, Van Gogh with his tortured paintings, you can see them all on the web. If you have the chance to go to
So I’ve downloaded a whole bunch of painting repros, so I have a small art gallery on the laptop that I can look at at my leisure, and be inspired. I love the net.
Recently, I watched, “Girl with a Pearl Earring” with foxy Scarlet Johansson. Shows The “Dutch Masters” style and the period in which they worked.
Here’s a few websites:
History of french Impressionism. Click on artists’ names to get more details, and thumbnails of artworks, which you can see in large version by clicking on.
klimt, van Gogh, Renoir all from this website:
Web gallery of art:
The Thyssen-Borgemisza Museum in
Various famous artists: