A former surgeon, friends with Whistler, Sickert, Steer and Sargent. Influential teacher and one of the British Impressionists.
Includes a chronological list of all his paintings shown in the series, together with links to each of the articles, and some of his self-portraits.
His early landscapes followed van Mander. He also expressed his love of Claude’s work, before composition dissolved into light and colour.
Four days of relaxation before Don Quixote drags Sancho Panza back out onto the road, where they witness a fencing duel.
Paintings of autumn from the early 20th century, by Jakub Schikaneder to Grant Wood.
Paintings conveying the atmosphere of autumn, from Joos de Momper in the early 17th century, to Hawkins in about 1890,
From 1880, he painted in Naturalist style, then switched to Impressionism in the early 1890s. He finally embraced post-Impressionism in the 1920s.
An overview of his major paintings from La Gloria in 1772 to experimental miniatures on ivory flakes in 1825.
Two young men cast adrift on the River Seine, a king having his hair cut, and one of the finest and most haunting paintings of Psyche.
Independent development of landscape as a genre in Britain, from Gainsborough to John Constable, and radical departure from tradition.