Eugene de Blaas

(24 July 1843 – 10 February 1932)

Style:Impressionist

Background: Eugene de Blaas, also known as Eugene von Blaas or Eugenio de Blaas was born on 24 July 1843  at Albano, nearRome, to Austrian parents.

Education: His father Karl, also a painter, was his teacher. The family moved to Venicewhen Karl became Professor at the Academy in Venice. He often painted scenes in Venice. He became professor in the Academy of Venice.

Achievements: His colorful and rather theatrical period images of Venetian society, e.g. On the Balcony (1877; Private Collection), were quite different compared to delicate pastels and etchings of the courtyards, balcony and canals of modern Venice.

Eugene de Blaas’ paintings are collected at the Royal Academy, Fine Art Society, New Gallery and Arthur Tooth and Sons Gallery in London, and also at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool

Famous Works:

Eugen de Blaas - Portrait of a Lady

Eugen de Blaas – Portrait of a Lady

Eugen de Blaas - The Friendly Gossip

Eugen de Blaas – The Friendly Gossip

Eugen de Blaas - The Serenade

Eugen de Blaas – The Serenade

Eugene de Blaas - A Pensive Moment

Eugene de Blaas – A Pensive Moment

Eugene de Blaas - In The Water

Eugene de Blaas – In The Water