Post by cierlmeyrin on Sept 21, 2011 3:41:45 GMT -5
This Oil Paintings for sale singlehandedly disproves the "brilliant originality" of Impressionist techniques and their source as reported in most Modernist art history text books from the past 80 years. Famous Paintings Clearly Bouguereau knew perfectly how to use such methods to create "selective focus" since the evident subject of this work is the girls enigmatic expression, much like the Mona Lisa, as well as what she seems to be engaged in doing...selling pomegranates. Children Paintings Impressionist techniques were used for many generations before this time for creating oil studies and for selective focus of which William Bouguereau was a great master, as he was with everything one could do with oil paints. Flower Paintings Furthermore, Impressionism is usually associated with the Salon de Refuse was originated by Napoleon III in 1863 and was a dismal failure. Research now tells us that the event had nothing to do with Impressionism since it was created as a response to all of the artists whe received rejections from the Paris Salon and were complaining bitterly to the officials. Boats Paintings In truth the rules had already been liberalized in 1849 after the 1848 Revolutions throughout Europe, so that by 1863 roughly 40% of the more than 5,000 entries were being accepted.