Response to Courbet’s ‘Burial at Ornans’, a curious work by Edvard Munch, and very disturbing thoughts about burial alive.
How to buy fresh milk in central London, what the Scythians lived on, and more. Paintings by Millet, Delacroix, Winslow Homer, and others.
More wonderful landscapes from JC Dahl, Albert Bierstadt, Samuel Palmer, Vincent van Gogh to the remote Norwegian fjords of Nikolai Astrup.
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.