(piano music playing) beth: when caillebotte, paris street, rainy day was exhibited in 1877 at the impressionist exhibition, one anonymous reviewer wrote, caillebotte is an impressionist in name only. Annotated image of the toolmarks from caillebotte’s study for “paris street rainy day” (1877) overlaid onto an image of the final painting paris street rainy day (1877 cat 2) the distances between the toolmarks have been multiplied by a factor of seven. When conservator faye wrubel examined caillebotte's masterpiece paris street rainy day in the art institute's conservation studio after it had traveled from paris to new york and back to. Paris street rainy day (french rue de paris, temps de pluie) is a large 1877 oil painting by the french artist gustave caillebotte (1848–1894), and is his best known work it shows a number of individuals walking through the place de dublin, in 1877 known as the carrefour de moscou, at an intersection to the east of the gare saint-lazare in north paris.
About the artist: gustave caillebotte (1848-94) was born into an upper-crust parisian family who had made their fortune in textilescaillebotte was a lawyer, but after receiving a large. Gustave caillebotte's paris street rainy day the first thing that strikes me is the size of the work about seven feet tall and nine feet wide, this painting dominates its gallery and overwhelms the viewer. Gustave caillebotte’s paris street rainy day continues to confound and enthrall us in a way that leads us back to the words of kirk varnedoe, who was the first and perhaps most articulate spokesman for the painting’s special qualities in this nearly ten-foot-wide [glossary:canvas], the artist took on a quintessential impressionist subject.
Paris street rainy day is an artwork on useum it was created by gustave caillebotte in 1877 useum is a social network that enables users to collect, document and share their most cherished art, for everyone to see, comment and add to it. A masterpiece from our collection can be enjoyed every day along with breakfast or afternoon tea a great gift for a teacher or the folks at the officeour mug features a reproduction of gustave caillebotte's (french, 1848–1894) work paris street rainy day, in our permanent collection approximately 11-12 oz hand wash. Gustave caillebotte (1848 – 1894) was a remarkable french artist who combined elements of realism and impressionism into intriguing scenes of daily paris life originally an engineer, caillebotte transitioned to painting after attending art school, where he was highly influenced by impressionists. Analysis of paris street, rainy day by caillebotte in this masterpiece, caillebotte imparts an unusual monumentality and compositional virtuosity to the sort of typical everyday scene favoured by impressionists - in this case, the bold new boulevards introduced by baron haussmann (1809-91) that transformed the paris landscape.
It is this which caillebotte taps into in ‘paris street rainy day’ throughout the composition caillebotte has arranged elements in order to emphasise social unease the area depicted is an intersection near the gare st lazare, in a wealthy district near caillebotte’s own home. In conclusion, caillebotte’s ‘paris street rainy day’ may seem banal at first glance but upon closer inspection, it actually reveals much about the social condition of modern man, the culture of mass consumption and women’s limited mobility in the public sphere. Caillebotte's masterpiece, paris street rainy day (1877), uses bold perspective to create a monumental portrait of a paris intersection on a rainy day gustave also painted portraits and figure studies, boating scenes and rural landscapes, and decorative studies of flowers. 'paris street, a rainy day' by gustave caillebotte is an excellent example of how to use a central eye level in this scene, the viewer shares the same eye level as the strolling figures this creates the strong illusion that you are walking or standing on the same street. Caillebotte’s masterpiece, paris street rainy day (1877), uses bold perspective to create a monumental portrait of a paris intersection on a rainy day caillebotte also painted portraits and figure studies, boating scenes and rural landscapes, and decorative studies of flowers.
Paris street rainy day (also known as paris: a rainy day) is an 1877 oil painting by the french artist gustave caillebotte the piece depicts an intersection near the gare saint-lazare, a railroad station in north paris. Gustave caillebotte was born on august 19, 1848 to an upper-class parisian familyhis father, martial caillebotte (1799-1874), was the inheritor of the family's military textile business and was also a judge at the seine department's tribunal de commerce. Gustave caillebotte le pont de l’europe (the europe bride), 1876 architecture of life at uc berkeley art museum and pacific film archive, berkeley paris street rainy day, 1876-1877 the art institute of chicago, chicago buy buying from galleries faq buying from auctions faq consign with artsy. In this oil on canvas painting gustave caillebotte is revealing the amazing talent he got to turn a real life picture into a painting in this painting _paris street, rainy day_ the artist selected a complex intersection in paris near saint lazare train station.
Paris street rainy day (french rue de paris, temps de pluie) is a large 1877 oil painting by the french artist gustave caillebotte (1848–1894), and is his best known work  it shows a number of individuals walking through the place de dublin, in 1877 known as the carrefour de moscou, at an. In his masterpiece, “paris street rainy day,” gustave caillebotte brought an unusual monumentality and compositional control to a typical impressionist subject, the new boulevards that were changing the paris cityscape.
Paris street, rainy day 1877 oil on canvas, 212 x 276 cm art institute, chicago: this painting is more academic than impressionist in character it depicts an intersection near the saint-lazare railway station with a wide-angle view. Paris street rainy day is an oil painting produced in 1877 by french painter gustave caillebotte the picture paris street rainy day was painted showing rue de turin’s eastern side located north toward the place de dublin. Paris street rainy day is one of the art institute’s most popular works the next time you pay a visit to gallery 201, consider these details the next time you pay a visit to gallery 201.