Her portraits are of the New Woman: well-educated, thoughtful, and increasingly in control of their own destiny.
A rich and successful painter of portraits during the Belle Époque, did he paint any proper fine art?
A painter in enamel, three assorted landscape painters, and probably the most gifted artist of the whole group.
Over a thousand visitors have looked at Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night over the Rhône. Other popular articles cover relatively unknown artists.
Marks made by the brush and knife serve different purposes from the late nineteenth century. They also beg some fascinating questions.
Study 25 landscapes by 19 artists over 400 years, to examine how they represent the landscape.
An illustrated index of the 61 artists covered in this series, with links to detailed coverage.
Whether Sargent was ever a true Impressionist will remain a matter of debate, but his uncommissioned work was loose, full of light and colour.
His richly colourful paintings of women are reminiscent of Renoir at his best, and some of his later studies of nudes appear to owe much to the influence of Degas.
Apart from his early years as a somewhat atypical member of the Macchiaioli, Boldini remained on the periphery of those other movements and kept his distinctive style as the Master of Swish.