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American Impressionist Painter Francis Morton Johnson (1878-1931)

Woman in a Garden

Johnson was born in Boston, and as a young man he left for Paris to pursue his artistic education. He studied at the Academy Julian and exhibited at the Galerie Georges Petit and Salon de Artistes Fran├žois with other fellow artists Louis Rittman, Richard Miller, Preston Dickenson, Aston Knight. In the United States Johnson exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The artist was also known for inventing a device for registering the human voice on motion picture films in 1919. He died in Paris.

Under the Shade of Parasol



British Landscape Painter William Sidney Cooper (1854-1927)

Maytime on the Thames
William Sidney Cooper (1854-1927) was an English landscape painter, best known for his paintings of the countryside around Herne Bay in Kent.
The English landscape painter William Sidney Cooper was mostly known for his canvases of the countryside in Kent. Cooper studied at the School of Art in Canterbury and became a well-known painter exhibiting at the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Academy.

Near Amberley, Sussex

In 1882 the painter married and later moved to Herne Bay in Kent where he lived the rest of his life. Cooper kept painting professionally, but he was also a musician and took part in local musical events.


Italian Painters Father and Son Carlo and Giovanni Grubacs (19th c)

Venetian Festival

Two little-known painters, followers of the great tradition of eighteenth-century landscape painting, Carlo (1801-1870) and Giovanni (1830-1919) Grubacs painted mostly views of Venice, their favorite city.

Giovanni Grubacs, View of St.Mark's Basin

Contemporary German Artist Martin Lindenau

Beach Scene

Le Moulin de la Galette