Grigorescu showed progressive evolution of his style, from Barbizon through Impressionism, and is the founding father of modern Romanian art.
It is evident that the rules of colour harmony vary widely and lack a solid basis. Opinions have changed often. (Rolf G Kuehni)
This Poussin exhibition may not have attracted the same publicity as the recent “Late Rembrandt”, but this book is a milestone in art history, and an excellent reference in its own right.
The main German impressionist painters followed the French Impressionists, with Liebermann and Slevogt continuing to use the style well into the twentieth century.
It is hard to understand why traditional publishers are so recalcitrant in making electronic editions worth their comparatively high prices.
An important collection of essays which are extremely well written, and well worth reading, and reading again.
If anyone led Impressionism during the 1860s and early 1870s, it was surely Jongkind.
From his first influence by Impressionism, van Rysselberghe explored a world of vivid light and colour, painting some of the most distinctive works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The influence of the Impressionists led Claus from rural realism to his distinctive ‘luminism’ and eventually, whilst in exile in London, to his own variant of impressionism.
Whilst the French Impressionists of the day may only have started painting when the sun came out, it was when the sun went in (or down) that Vogels came into his own.