Blog Posts tagged with post-impressionism

This extraordinary oil on canvas by the master Vincent van Gogh was composed during a pivotal moment in the artist's career.  It showcases his early use of light and bright color in his work.

Artistic Insight: La Chaumière sous les Arbres by Vincent van Gogh

Posted: March 29, 2016 11:40 Last Updated: | Bill Rau

The paintings of Vincent van Gogh rank amongst the most iconic in the world. Simply the mention of his name evokes thoughts of celebrated masterpieces created by one of history’s most important artists – masterpieces that, for the most part, are found only in the most prestigious museum collections.   Along with his captivating, distinctive aesthetic style, much of the appeal of his legendary paintings comes from the insight they give into the uncompromising, often troubled genius that is van Gogh. Once part of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s collection, La Chaumière sous les Ar...


Entitled La Promeneuse (The Walker), this oil painting by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is an incredible rarity on the market.

When A City Speaks: A Rare Painting by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec

Posted: March 19, 2014 15:50 Last Updated: | Bill Rau

Though his career lasted only a decade, no other artist is more associated with Parisian nightlife and turn-of-the-century decadence of the Belle Époque than Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Born into an aristocratic family, Lautrec gravitated to art at a very young age, spending most of his formative years bedridden due to a multitude of illnesses and genetic issues stemming from the consanguineous marriage of his parents (they were first cousins). His mother was the driving force in his life, always encouraging and focusing his attentions on his art. By 1882, he had moved to Paris and joine...


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