A noted critic and sculptor, a career painter, and an artist who became a local politician, with examples of their work.
Boudin painted independently, having been a major influence on Monet and Impressionism.
Only 7 of the 30 who exhibited at the First Impressionist Exhibition of 1874 achieved fame. What happened to the rest?
It is hard to be sure when oil painting outdoors first started, but the oldest such paintings date from before 1700.
Understanding the mental processes involved in painting is vital to understanding how reflections could go wrong.
If you haven’t seen or used Apple’s 27″ Retina 5K display, you ought to. It’s the best display that I have used.
What could happen next year, if you keep your tongue in your cheek…
Did the Impressionists invent plein air painting? And was Impressionism dependent on the supply of oil paints in tubes?
Trees in snowy landscapes, as painted by Bruegel, van Ruisdael, Courbet, and a multitude of Impressionists. A Wintry feast.
Do you have a ‘photographic memory’ which can recall vivid images from the past?