Theodore Robinson “Blossoms at Giverny“ 1891-93, oil on canvas 54,9 x 51,1 cm
1869-1870 Artistic Studies in Chicago.
1874-1875 Attends the Art Student League and the National Academy of Design in New York.
1876 First saty in Paris. Pupil of Carolus-Duran then Jean-Léon Gérôme at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Travels to Italy where he meets James A. McNeill Whistler.
1879-1884 Returns to the United states (New York), Boston, Nantucket). Publishes illustrations in Harpers Weeckly. Paints decorative murals with fellow artist John La Farge.
1884-1892 Lives in France (Paris, Barbizon, Cernay-la-Ville and Grez-sur-Loing) but returns regularly to the United States. Moves to Giverny in 1887. Befriends Claude Monet. Returns to New York in 1892.
1894 Works at the Cos Cob Art colony (Connecticut).
1895 First solo exhibition at the Macbeth Gallery in New York.