Once back in his village, Don Quixote explained about his defeat and promise to stay at home for a year. Over a period of ten days, he later declined and died.
Kuroda Seiki moved to Paris in 1884 to study law. Two years later, he changed to painting, and returned to Japan to transform art there.
In 1876, a relatively unknown Italian landscape painter started the transformation of Japanese painting from its 400 year old tradition.
He painted alongside Tintoretto in Venice, then around 1600 painted an epic replacement for one of Tintoretto’s works destroyed by fire.
During 1888-89, he started sailing his boat, the ‘Tub’, on the River Seine, and visited the coast. He moved from industrial views to those of rivers, the sea and watersports.
First Raphael showed how meticulous attention to detail brought lifelike appearance to clothing and fabrics, then Veronese showed that freer brushwork was just as effective.
“A human observer is able to recognise the colour of objects irrespective of the light used to illuminate the objects.” “Colour constancy does not exist in humans.” Which is right?
Sancho devises a trick so he can complete his penance and get rich. The pair meet a character from the book, and discover they have literary doubles.
Harriet Backer’s canonical masterwork, Nikolai Astrup shows his technical skill, two wonderful views by Pierre Bonnard, and from Eric Ravilious.
From Jan van Eyck to Caillebotte and Claus, these paintings show the view beyond an open doorway, commonly as a means of incorporating a landscape.