More wonderful paintings from Pierre Bonnard, JW Waterhouse, Théo van Rysselberghe, Nikolai Astrup and others.
It was Vincent van Gogh who first showed rain streaks, in a painting made just a few days before his death. They’ve since become a standard visual device.
Nikolai Astrup, Lovis Corinth, Pierre Bonnard, Renoir, Alphonse Mucha, Édouard Vuillard, and others in an eclectic mixture of styles and schools.
Mud as painted in the Danish countryside, and in Norway. But the last word goes to war: both in the Franco-Prussian and First World Wars.
From Dante Gabriel Rossetti, through Lovis Corinth, to Alphonse Mucha and Christian Krohg – modern masterpieces.
A selection of favourite paintings from 1918 by artists who worked in more traditional styles, from Japan to Texas, and Norway.
Into the 20th century, with superb paintings from Hodler and William Merritt Chase, to Marsden Hartley.
Spring is here, in the UK the season of umbrellas. Here are paintings by Caillebotte, Krohg, Degas, Renoir, and others showing umbrellas used to shelter from the rain.
A look back at some of my favourite articles on painters and painting, from Moreau and Salome, to Merson’s tame wolf.
His style avoided sentimentality, showing life on the land as it really was. His paintings were faithful expression of what country life was really like for the poor.