A selection of paintings of Yoric (Hamlet), Touchstone, and Shakespeare’s other fools, and a few from others including the great Polish Stańczyk.
More paintings by those brave enough to tackle children on their own, from William Merritt Chase and Carl Larsson to Pierre Bonnard.
The experience of colour in our buildings, indoor environments, clothing and objects we look at has changed. What used to be a privilege of class is now all but universal.
Nesbit’s new husband shot dead the acclaimed architect Stanford White in Madison Square Garden, in a fit of insane jealousy.
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.
Highlights of articles and some superb paintings from July to December 2021, features Goya, Steer, Clausen, William Merritt Chase, and more.
More leaf-peeping, from Tina Blau and Monet’s poplars on the River Epte, to Paul Nash’s eerie Wittenham Clumps under the moon’s last phase.
An unusual but apparently addictive theme for still life paintings: fish, from Chardin’s ray to the performative art of William Merritt Chase.
Trained with William Merritt Chase, lived in Pont-Aven artists’ colony, and her painting was clearly influenced by the Impressionists, and quite unlike that of her husband.
More fascinating paintings of the studios of William Merritt Chase, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Jacek Malczewski, Claude Monet and others.