Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) is one of the lesser known Impressionists -- perhaps because he was killed in battle during the Franco-Prussian War in 1870, before the Impressionist group really saw much success.
Like other young Impressionists, he greatly admired Edouard Manet, and like another young artist of the group, Henri Fantin-Latour, he painted his colleagues assembled around Manet in the studio on rue de la Condamine.
The links below will take you to detailed images of the Impressionist paintings by Frédéric Bazille found in this article.
- The Studio on the rue de la Condamine: This painting by Frédéric Bazille is in subject matter very similar to Henri Fantin-Latour's A Studio in Batignolles Quarter, but the air is much less formal.
- The Artist's Family on a Terrace near Montpellier: Read why Manet was the inspiration for this family portrait by Frédéric Bazille.
Go to the next page to see Frédéric Bazille's portrait of the group of Impressionist artists around the great Edouard Manet.
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