Artist Birthdays, August 4: JOHN HENRY TWACHTMAN
JOHN H. TWACHTMAN (August 4, 1853 – August 8, 1902)
Field: Painting, etching
Art Movement: Impressionism, Tonalism
ARTiFact: Nicknamed “the Winter Impressionist” for his delighting in the challenge of painting white on white.
Artist Quote: “A landscape hardly exists at all as a landscape because its appearance is constantly changing; it lives by virtue of its surroundings — the air and light — which vary continually.”
Important Artwork (shown below): Arques-la-Bataille, 1885.
- For more information about the artist, visit www.johnhenrytwachtman.org
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