He travelled further afield in the 1880s, focussing on his nocturnes and paintings of twilight, which retain their fine detail.
A painter of nocturnes greater than Whistler, he developed a great love for night scenes, and was commercially successful.
Bridging between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, he was a master who helped shape our whole visual culture.
The Saracens launch their assault on the city of Paris. Meanwhile, Astolfo is making the long journey back to Europe, during which he has capture a giant and kill a monster who self-repairs.
He continued to develop his style and technique in landscapes, with a remarkable lightness of touch, and figures shown as cutouts from their background.
How many solutions did you come up with this week? It should have been quite possible to get all three.
Wonderful paintings of the last years of sail, from Aivazovsky, Clarkson Stanfield, William McTaggart, Seurat, Signac, and others.
From 1643 (Claude Lorrain), through Claude-Joseph Vernet and Turner to JC Dahl two centuries later.
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From about 1899, he took to the streets for his nocturnes and twilight views, influenced by Munch and perhaps van Gogh.