A former surgeon, friends with Whistler, Sickert, Steer and Sargent. Influential teacher and one of the British Impressionists.
Before the 1880s, Whistler’s landscapes were very painterly, painted alla prima, showed views later featured by Impressionists, and even used wooden panels of the same size.
Was John Ruskin a promoter or detractor? How great was his influence on the style, practice, and success?
Were Pre-Raphaelite landscape paintings just a brief and unimportant, passing phase, or did they have significant influence?
Compared with most other European countries, Impressionism largely passed British painters by.
A glimpse into the social history of the condom.