connecticut artists

The Salute, Venice
John Singer Sargent (American; 1856–1925)
ca. 1904–7
Watercolor, with graphite underdrawing
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Eustache Le Sueur (1617-1655)
“Portrait of a Young Man” (1640)
Oil on canvas
Located in the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Warmth Of Home  by @flippermood

Follow me on instagram. Read the stories behind every image. I hope you have had a great year and if you didn’t don’t worry, life goes on. Experiences good or bad will make you stronger. 

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
“Vase with Red Poppies” (1886)
Oil on canvas
Post-Impressionism
Located in the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Flowers were the subject of many of van Gogh’s paintings in Paris, and one of his many interests due in great part to his regard for flowers. He even advised sister, Wil, to cultivate her own garden, to help her find joy and meaning in life.

New Illustration - Alicia Watkins

It’s not every day we get to talk about embroidery! Connecticut-based artist Alicia Watkins created this hoop (above) for a story on editing DNA in human embryos. 

Alicia’s work on cross-stitched microorganisms is a friendlier twist on the alien forms of viruses and germs we often see in photographs. You can check out more on her site here.

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CARPE DIEM Part II With Fog by @flippermood

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