Spanish Dancer At The Moulin Rouge Analysis

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Spanish Dancer at the Moulin Rouge, categorized as Impressionism was painted in 1905. The portrait is an oil on canvas and measures at 40.16 by 49.21 inches. The portrait is not located in any museum or on display, a private collector owns it. The Day After, categorized as Expressionism was painted between 1894 and 1895. A genre painting on oil and canvas the painting measures at 115 x 152 cm and is located at The National Gallery, Oslo, Norway.

Known as “the master of swish” Giovanni Boldini was born in 1842. Boldini was an Italian genre and portrait painter who lived and worked in Paris for most of his career. At the age of 20 Boldini went to Florence for six years to pursue and study painting. His influences derive from realist painters known as the Macchiaioli, who were Italian precursors to
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Impressionism is characterized as small, thin, visible brush strokes. Often impressionism is a depiction of light and its changing qualities. Impressionism originated with a group of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s. Early Impressionists violated the rules of academic painting. Pictures were derived from freely brushed colors that took precedence over lines and contours. Impressionists found that they could capture the momentary and transient effects of sunlight by painting outside of the studio. They portrayed overall visual effects instead of details and used short "broken" brush strokes of mixed and pure unmixed color not blended smoothly or shaded, customary to achieve an effect of intense color vibration. Impressionism emerged in France while many other painters, including the Italian artists were also exploring working outside of the studio. Impressionism it is an art of immediacy and movement, of candid poses and compositions, of the play of light expressed in a bright and varied use of

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