Two Romantic series from the founder of the Hudson River School, showing the rise and loss of civilisation, and the stages of life.
Hogarth’s series spawned several others, the most significant being by Augustus Egg and William Frith.
Three tools which spare you from tedium when making timelines, and produce excellent results.
His most famous, and brilliantly painted, narrative series, and an experimental oddity.
The series A Harlot’s Progress and A Rake’s Progress told detailed and complex narratives using paintings alone.
Putting some of Homer’s best watercolours together to tell the story of the fisherfolk of Cullercoats – the last in this series.
Initial reception to his paintings from Cullercoats was lukewarm at best, and most critics were dismissive.
When the boats came in – now an English expression – the women started the arduous task of transferring the catch from boat to shore.
Here are some glorious paintings of the work which the fishwives had to undertake when their menfolk were at sea.
One of the major themes in Homer’s paintings of Cullercoats was that of the fishwives watching for the return of their men.