In his later career, he discovered the West Coast and the beauty of trees and gardens, continuing to paint in Impressionist style.
The Impressionist master of skyscrapers, he painted New York City as its buildings rose into the sky.
Accepted as being one of the greatest painters of all time, he has inspired other Masters including Tiepolo and Botticelli.
This early work showing a key scene from Christ’s Passion is beautifully composed and rich in relevant detail.
A major Symbolist painter, his favourite themes included death, Medusa, angels, and the book of Tobit.
Tales of knights and doomed maidens, the Lady of Shalott and the quest for the Holy Grail, painted in static tableau.
Probably his earliest surviving painting, his originality and genius are already starting to shine through its conventional features.
In his later works, he turned to biting satire of the courts, artists, and even their dealers. His was a very different form of Impression.
An Impressionist, whose incisive drawings and paintings were often controversial – and now almost forgotten.
Terms used to describe narrative mode in paintings are confusing. Here is a simpler classification, and clearer terms.