Tag Archives: Édouard Manet

New on View: Pink Roses in a Glass Vase

Scottish painter Samuel John Peploe was born in Edinburgh in 1871 and trained in Paris in the mid-1890s. He is considered one of the leading figures of the early 20th-century Scottish Colourists, whose use of vibrant colors and fluid paint handling was informed by French avant-garde artists, especially Edouard Manet and Henri Matisse. Peploe’s still… Read More »

A Quintessentially Female Profession

Madame Virot, Caroline Reboux, and the Paris Millinery Trade The second half of the 19th century was the heyday of the millinery trade in Paris. The industry was dominated by women, at its peak employing thousands in small, independent millinery shops throughout Paris. These shops were often times run by enterprising women, some of whom… Read More »