Willard Leroy Metcalf - Theodore Robinson
Willard Leroy Metcalf “Giverny , 1887“ oil on canvas 66 x 81,6 cm
1874 Attends the Massachusetts Normal Art School, Boston. A pupil of George Loring Brown the following year.
1877-1878 Attends the Lowell Institute.
1879-1883 Active in New England and new Mexico.
1883-1889 Attends the Académie Julian in Paris. Summer stays in Brittany and Normandy, probably in Giverny in 1885 and 1886.
Années 1890 Works as an illustrator in New york.
1890-1891 Teaches at the Art Students League in New York.
1893-1903 Teaches at the Cooper Union School of Art in New York.
1897 Founding member of Ten American.
1903-1925 Lives and paints in new England.
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.