Painters paid little attention to the form of near-breaking regular waves until the mid-1700s. Japanese art later changed Western painting, with a single print by Hokusai.
More superb coastal nocturnes by Aivazovsky, Atkinson Grimshaw, Winslow Homer, Edvard Munch, and others.
Includes brilliant paintings of coastal storms by Vernet, Constable, JWM Turner, and Courbet.
Is it really futile and impossible to try to paint the wind? Here’s a selection of evidence, drawn from landscapes and marines.
Celebrate the Christmas holiday with a review of many wonderful paintings of snow scenes.
Certainly the most prolific, and probably the most successful, marine artist of all time. His paintings were even admired by JMW Turner.