Many coasts are flat – a challenge to painters from the Netherlands and Belgium in particular. Here masters from the Golden Age, the Hague School, and others take on this challenge.
Looking at paintings of women doing their laundry in a landscape view in historical context.
The birthplace of Impressionism, and its spread around the world, it also reflected the huge changes in society, leisure, and dress. Let’s soak up the sun.
In less than a decade of painting, he rose as a brilliant star among America’s Impressionists. Why then has he been forgotten?
Trying to elicit a specific taste seem over-ambitious, but why can’t great paintings at least make us feel peckish?
A look back at some of the series and some surprises which you might have missed over the last year.
One of the greatest German painters, he covered several genres and has proved very influential. The start of a broad and more balanced view of his work.
He said he’d rather go to Europe than go to Heaven. Let’s hope that he managed both. Paintings and articles about him listed.
Into the 20th century, and he was busy teaching at Summer Schools in Europe, and trying to come to terms with art of the future.
A fascinating and eclectic year in art, as the Masters of the 19th century handed over to the tigers of the 20th.