Two of his most famous paintings were made in this period: The Gleaners, and The Angelus. Initial reaction was hostile, and neither became popular until after his death.
Less well known outside Norway, later works include vast canvases for Oslo University, and many vibrant and vigorous paintings of nudes and landscapes.
The last of the stories told by the daughters of Minyas, and among the most unusual of myths. Ovid’s account has depth, and these paintings are as thought-provoking.
An illustrated index to the articles in this series, with an introduction, and extensive references and links.
His style shifted from the academic, to Bastien-Lepage’s naturalism, to a distinctive blend of Impressionism and Symbolism. Some wonderful paintings.
Wife of Odysseus, here are some fine paintings which tell a little of her side of the story. How she not only remained faithful, but some of the challenges she faced.
Trying to elicit a specific taste seem over-ambitious, but why can’t great paintings at least make us feel peckish?