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A Lady of Constantinople, Osman Hamdi Bey

A Lady of Constantinople Osman Hamdi Bey, 1881

At the Milliner's, Edgar Degas

At the Milliner's Edgar Degas, 1881

Banks of the Loing — Autumn Effect, Alfred Sisley

Banks of the Loing — Autumn Effect Alfred Sisley, 1881

Edge of a Wood, Vincent Van Gogh

Edge of a Wood Vincent Van Gogh, 1881

In the Studio, Marie Bashkirtseff

In the Studio Marie Bashkirtseff, 1881

I remember being awakened one morning by voices in the room where I slept.

Memories of Childhood in Gréville-Hague Jean-François Millet, 1881

I am like a child at school. The new page is always going to be neatly written, and then pouf! . . . a blot. I'm still making blots . . . and I am 40 years old.

On Failure and the Renaissance: A letter to Durand and Ruel Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1881

Pasie Sewing in Bougivals Garden, Berthe Morisot

Pasie Sewing in Bougivals Garden Berthe Morisot, 1881

Portrait of Felix Pissarro, Camille Pissarro

Portrait of Felix Pissarro Camille Pissarro, 1881

Portrait of Lady Frances Balfour, Edward Burne-Jones

Portrait of Lady Frances Balfour Edward Burne-Jones, 1881

Portrait of Modest Musorgsky, Ilya Repin

Portrait of Modest Musorgsky Ilya Repin, 1881

Sappho and Alcaeus, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sappho and Alcaeus Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1881

Scotland Forever!, Elizabeth Thompson

Scotland Forever! Elizabeth Thompson, 1881

The Angel of Death, Evelyn De Morgan

The Angel of Death Evelyn De Morgan, 1881

The Artist's Sister-in-law, Marie Bashkirtseff

The Artist's Sister-in-law Marie Bashkirtseff, 1881

The Crying Spider, Odilon Redon

The Crying Spider Odilon Redon, 1881

The Cup of Tea, Mary Cassatt

The Cup of Tea Mary Cassatt, 1880 – 1881

Suddenly an immense wave rose up like a raging mountain, caught the vessel and carried it towards the beach.

The Shipwrecks Jean-François Millet, 1881

The Smiling Spider, Odilon Redon

The Smiling Spider Odilon Redon, 1881

The Tepidarium, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Tepidarium Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1881

The Two Sisters On the Terrace, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Two Sisters On the Terrace Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1881

Twin Stars, Luis Ricardo Falero

Twin Stars Luis Ricardo Falero, 1881

Woman Sewing, Vincent Van Gogh

Woman Sewing Vincent Van Gogh, 1881

At a Book, Marie Bashkirtseff

At a Book Marie Bashkirtseff, 1882

Beach at Scheveningen, Vincent Van Gogh

Beach at Scheveningen Vincent Van Gogh, 1882

Cliff Walk at Pourville, Claude Monet

Cliff Walk at Pourville Claude Monet, 1882 – 1882

Innocence, Jennie Augusta Brownscombe

Innocence Jennie Augusta Brownscombe, 1882

Landscape with Dune, Vincent Van Gogh

Landscape with Dune Vincent Van Gogh, 1882

Leda and the Swan, Gustave Moreau

Leda and the Swan Gustave Moreau, 1882

Proserpine, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Proserpine Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1882

Sorrow, Vincent Van Gogh

Sorrow Vincent Van Gogh, 1882

The Houses on Schenkweg where Van Gogh Lived, Vincent Van Gogh

The Houses on Schenkweg where Van Gogh Lived Vincent Van Gogh, 1882

The Sacred Elephant (Péri), Gustave Moreau

The Sacred Elephant (Péri) Gustave Moreau, 1882

Ulysses and Calypso, Arnold Böcklin

Ulysses and Calypso Arnold Böcklin, 1882

A path at Les Sablons, Alfred Sisley

A path at Les Sablons Alfred Sisley, 1883

An Afterglow, Winslow Homer

An Afterglow Winslow Homer, 1883

Embroidery; The Artist's Mother, Georges Seurat

Embroidery; The Artist's Mother Georges Seurat, 1882 – 1883

In the Sea, Arnold Böcklin

In the Sea Arnold Böcklin, 1883

Isle of the Dead, 3rd Version, Arnold Böcklin

Isle of the Dead, 3rd Version Arnold Böcklin, 1883

La Toilette, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

La Toilette Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, 1883

Les Origines — Cover, Odilon Redon

Les Origines — Cover Odilon Redon, 1883

Les Origines — Plate 1, Odilon Redon

Les Origines — Plate 1 Odilon Redon, 1883

Les Origines — Plate 2, Odilon Redon

Les Origines — Plate 2 Odilon Redon, 1883

Les Origines — Plate 3, Odilon Redon

Les Origines — Plate 3 Odilon Redon, 1883

One must not look at color by itself, but in conjunction with the color of the sky! That sky is grey - but so iridescent that even our pure white would be unable to render the light and shimmer.

Letter to Theo: on solidarity and the color of the sky Vincent Van Gogh, 1883

Lilacs in a Window (Vase de Lilas a la Fenetre), Mary Cassatt

Lilacs in a Window (Vase de Lilas a la Fenetre) Mary Cassatt, 1880 – 1883

Madame X, John Singer Sargent

Madame X John Singer Sargent, 1883

It would be a long trip indeed if one stopped at every attractive town or village, at every beautiful motif —

My Dear Lucien Camille Pissarro, 1883

Portrait of Georgiana Burne Jones, Edward Burne-Jones

Portrait of Georgiana Burne Jones Edward Burne-Jones, 1883

Rebecca et Eliézer, Alexandre Cabanel

Rebecca et Eliézer Alexandre Cabanel, 1883

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