By the start of the 20th century, he had abandoned Neo-Impressionist for Post-Impressionism, and continued painting well after the First World War.
He started as an Impressionist before joining the Neo-Impressionists. Specialising in industrial landscapes and nocturnes, here are paintings from the first half of his life.
From Rubens’ double-portrait with Isabella Brant, and Rembrandt’s with Saskia, to Paul Signac’s wife with a parasol and Ferdinand Hodler’s wife Berthe Jacques.
His most radical watercolours were painted after he closed his portrait studio in 1907, when they cam to transcend reality.
By 1901, he was fast approaching his fifties and rather staid. This portrait of Evelyn Nesbit was quite out of character, and nearly got him killed later.
Well known from language, the scarlet woman should be easy to read in paintings. But all that is scarlet isn’t who you’d expect.
Frédéric Bazille and Henri Regnault, both killed in the brief Franco-Prussian War. War artists including former surgeon Henry Tonks show scenes from the First World War.
A staple product of many pro painters in western Europe for over half a millennium, and required by every church and chapel.
A pupil of Carolus-Duran, he returned to England to be a founder member of the New English Art Club and friend of Steer, who painted bucolic scenes for much of his career.
Goddess of youth, and cupbearer to the Olympian deities, she was a popular guise for portraits, and shown in a few mythological paintings.