Maximilien Luce [Re]trouvailles

October 19, 2016 | By James Overton | Archive

Postimpressionist Cache In a Paris Suburb The French Postimpressionist painter Maximilien Luce (1858-1941) bequeathed a hefty collection of his work – over 300 pieces – to the somewhat unfashionable town of Mantes-la-Jolie, west of Paris. Today the town is very … Read More

Sorolla: The Paris Years

February 7, 2010 | By James Overton | Archive

Technical WizardryLights Up the Canvas “The Return from Fishing” (1894). © Musée d’Orsay, Paris, Photo: Gérard Blot/Hervé Lewandowski The paintings of Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923) are full of bravura technical wizardry. Even as a youngster, the Spanish artist was … Read More