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Frederic Bazille

 (1841 - 1870)
Frederic Bazille was active/lived in France.  Frederic Bazille is known for impressionist painting.

Frederic Bazille

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A painter of landscapes and figures in landscapes in traditional style, Jean Frederic Bazille was born in Montpelier, France to a wealthy family whose members were patrons of the arts and especially supportive of Impressionist painters.  As a young artist in mid-century Paris, Bazille began associating with revolutionary painters, especially Impressionists, but he retained his own style, which was more moderate.

He studied with Charles Gleyre, a Swiss painter, whose Impressionist style had influenced James McNeill Whistler and many others.  Through Gleyre, Bazille met Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and they became his close friends.  He did plein-air painting with them in Fontainebleau and Norman  ...  Displaying 750 of 2406 characters.

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About  Frederic Bazille

Born:  1841 - Montpelier, France
Died:   1870
Known for:  impressionist painting