Gustave Caillebotte The Painter Patron of the Impressionists Painter and Patron of Impressionism Gleis Ralph on. This is an incomplete list of the paintings by the French Impressionist artist Gustave Caillebotte. Gustave Caillebotte was a fervent art patron and painter capturing . Gustave Caillebotte born Aug Paris Francedied Febru Gennevilliers French painter art collector and impresario who combined aspects of the academic and Impressionist styles in a unique synthesis.
His fame was initially founded on his role as a patron and only later did he gain full recognition as a painter. This biography is a richly illustrated book on this unique painter member and patron of the artists. Les photos cijointes montrent une couverture bien endommagée pour ce qui est censé être un exemplaire neuf. He was born in 1848 into a wealthy upperclass Parisian family. Caillebotte helped to finance and organize the Impressionist exhibitions and attempted as a collector to establish the. His support of impressionism came not just from his art but also his financial backing. Never married he appears to have had a serious relationship. Je viens de recevoir le livre Gustave Caillebotte painter and patron of impressionism éditions Hirmer. Gustave Caillebotte French ystav kjbt 19 August 1848 21 February 1894 was a French painter member and patron of the artists known as Impressionists although he painted in a much more realistic manner than many others in the group. He acquired a property on the banks of the Seine near Argenteuil in 1881 and ceased showing his work at age 34 then devoted himself to gardening and to building and racing yachts. Caillebotte has always been recognized as an important collector and donor of Impressionist artwork in his will he donated forty paintings he owned to the French state including Monets Gare SaintLazare and Renoirs Ball at the Moulin de la Gallette. French painter and collector produced more realistic works than many in the group Caillebotte became one of the most important patrons of impressionism. Of independent means Caillebotte was not obliged to sell his paintings to make a living but nevertheless produced over 400 canvasses. The 1877 exhibition of the Impressionists was as Richard Brettell rightly asserts Caillebottes exhibition. Gustave Caillebotte was a French painter and art collector who is bestknown for his scenes of urban life in Paris including The Floor Scrapers Paris Street Rainy Day and Le Pont de lEurope.He joined the Impressionists in the 1870s and helped with both the funding and organising of their exhibitions.