Perhaps the one and only expedition sponsored by an art collector, William Bradford sailed to Greenland in 1869, and based the rest of career on its images.
Join me to explore Maria Merian’s insects in Surinam, David Livingstone and Thomas Baines on the Zambezi, and William Bradford working his way through pack ice.
A celebration for Independence Day, the fourth of July, with a selection of wonderful American landscape paintings.
More wonderful landscapes from JC Dahl, Albert Bierstadt, Samuel Palmer, Vincent van Gogh to the remote Norwegian fjords of Nikolai Astrup.
After European artists saw Hokusai’s print The Great Wave off Kanagawa, their own depictions became widespread, peaking in 1896.
Superb paintings of lightning storms by Giorgione, Poussin, Delacroix, Constable, Bierstadt, Rousseau, Klimt, Bonnard, and Tom Thomson.
JMW Turner and John Martin painted apocalyptic visions, but others like JC Dahl and O Achenbach opted for the less spectacular.
Escape to the island of Capri, in the Bay of Naples, for a drop of sunshine in these superb paintings by Carl Blechen, Albert Bierstadt, and others.
Rough weather seen on the canvases of Bierstadt, Monet, Winslow Homer, George Bellows, and other fine artists.
This book, and exhibition, start to document and analyse an essentially new field.