The Housemaid (1910). William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941). Oil on canvas. Paxton and other Boston School artists shared an interest in the 17th century painter Jan Vermeer. The maid's trance-like state, the painting's strong lighting, and the precisely painted still life on the game table all recall the work of the Dutch artist.
Mary Cassatt (1844-1926). Young Mother In the Garden. Cassatt was instrumental in bringing the works of the Impressionist movement to America. She was a close friend of Degas and exhibited alongside in 1879. Cassatt principally painted children and scenes of motherhood with simplicity, energetic brushwork, and glowing colors.
Pierre Pivet ( França, 1948)Pierre Pivet was born in Normandy in 1948. At the age of five, he leaves his native countryside for Paris. In 1983, Pierre Pivet settles in Montreal, where he still lives and works between regular trips abroad. Mr. Pivet’s paintings are on permanent exhibit in reputable North American and European galleries.