Mud was a common problem in the streets of cities, and on all the roads, tracks and paths of the country. Why isn’t it seen more in paintings before 1850?
Tony Robert-Fleury’s pupils included Lovis Corinth, Cecilia Beaux, Lydia Field Emmet, Marie Bashkirtseff, George Clausen, Édouard Vuillard, and Ker-Xavier Roussel.
The very large Paris Salon of 1883 introduced the public and critics to a new and growing movement in painting. It wasn’t Impressionism or Post-Impressionism, though.
From Arcimboldo’s vegetable portrait to the height of Impressionism with Monet and Pissarro, some of the finest paintings of the season.
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.
Paintings of trees in their magnificent autumn colours by Millais, Inness, Monet, Homer, Pissarro, Tom Thomson, Paul Nash, and more.
She claimed to be the master of the urban landscape, to complement Bastien-Lepage’s mastery of the countryside.
Even the usually vituperative critic Roger Fry was forced to admit his importance to Monet and most other artists of the day.