From eccentric trompes l’oeil through a laid-up meal table to the domestics of Pierre Bonnard, still life painting was very much alive in the early 20th century.
More fascinating paintings of the studios of William Merritt Chase, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Jacek Malczewski, Claude Monet and others.
Features paintings by Carl Larsson, Renoir, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre Bonnard, Lovis Corinth, and others.
Nikolai Astrup, Lovis Corinth, Pierre Bonnard, Renoir, Alphonse Mucha, Édouard Vuillard, and others in an eclectic mixture of styles and schools.
Borrowed from the Church, parasols became an accessory of the aristocracy, then for all who were fashionable. They went from black to white, then Japanese.
Her later paintings are marked by their dissolution of form, as if the brushstrokes of paint are gradually coalescing into the image.
A prolific and popular artist, who was among the first of the post-Impressionists. Although she received a long list of awards, and was well-known in her lifetime, she has been forgotten outside Poland.