Road on the island of St. Maarten, Vetei
1881, 73.7×59.7 cm
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Let's continue our fascinating journey with the Impressionists through France: having visited the immediate vicinity of Paris in the first part of our journey and being tired after a torrent of joy in "The Frog Pond", we'll pass over to calm places, which attracted a lot of artists. Fontainebleau, Barbizon, Pontoise, Giverny... What an idyll!
The First Exhibition of the Impressionists was held from April 15 to May 15, 1874, at 35 Boulevard des Capucines, Paris. Of course, the thirty artists who presented their 165 pieces there had no idea that it would be so termed — for them, it was just a show of the Société Anonyme Coopérative des Artistes Peintres, Sculpteurs, Graveurs (‘Cooperative and Anonymous Association of Painters…
Nowadays, we would call these places "posh": Impressionist artists were constantly taking walks through the most picturesque places of France. We'll follow them: and while the artists' luggage contains canvases, brushes and paints, we'll bring some paintings, photos, fascinating stories and even recipes. Let's go!