A journey in paintings from Newlyn Harbour in Cornwall, past the Isle of Wight, to end at Dover – the English Channel coast.
There’s two ways to paint a coastal cliff: from the beach, or on the top. Surprisingly few landscape painters have opted for the latter. Here are some examples.
The pursuit of truth was not easy, and posed its own problems, which altered the look of paintings.
What was Pre-Raphaelite landscape painting? A throwback to Masaccio, beyond Turner, or Ruskinism?