Saturday, April 27, 2013

Georges Lacombe

Marine bleue, Effet de vague

The Cliffs At Camaret, c.1892

A member of the Post-Impressionist group known as Les Nabis (the Prophets), Lacombe is better known as a sculptor. The Nabis emulated Gauguin, and sought to strengthen line, form  and design, things sometimes overly dissolved by the Impressionists.
The group were fond of the fields and coast of Brittany.
The influence of Japanese prints is obvious in Cliffs at Camaret, in particular.

Friday, April 5, 2013

The Moran Brothers

Thomas Moran, The Receding Wave.
Edward Moran, Cliffs in a Storm

These two works are from an upcoming sothebys sale.