Caillebotte’s gardening almost stopped him from painting, and Vincent van Gogh shows vegetable gardens on the hill of Montmartre.
More paintings by those brave enough to tackle children on their own, from William Merritt Chase and Carl Larsson to Pierre Bonnard.
Harriet Backer’s canonical masterwork, Nikolai Astrup shows his technical skill, two wonderful views by Pierre Bonnard, and from Eric Ravilious.
Paintings from around Europe and North America showing Christmas trees, decorations, family feasts, and Christmas markets.
Paintings of autumn from the early 20th century, by Jakub Schikaneder to Grant Wood.
Examples from Gustave Moreau, Georges Clairin, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Paul Nash, Joseph Stella, and Nikolai Astrup.
In myth and legend, apples have determined the future of civilisation twice. They’re also some of the most enduring objects to be seen in still life paintings.
From Church’s view of Niagara, Bierstadt in the Sierra Nevada, to two early landscape views of Ferdinand Hodler.
Four centuries of paintings of tables laid up ready for the consumption of food, with several variations. From Clara Peeters to the modern burger.
From eccentric trompes l’oeil through a laid-up meal table to the domestics of Pierre Bonnard, still life painting was very much alive in the early 20th century.