Superb paintings of lightning storms by Giorgione, Poussin, Delacroix, Constable, Bierstadt, Rousseau, Klimt, Bonnard, and Tom Thomson.
Examples of the work of Thomas Jones, Constable, Corot, Blechen, Boudin, Jongkind, Pissarro, Cézanne, Sargent, Monet, and more.
Were Turner’s and Cézanne’s late paintings becoming more abstract? What distinguishes representational painting from abstract?
From Constable and Turner’s views of London’s parliament ablaze, to Edvard Munch’s painting of a local manor house in flames.
Lighthouses in the paintings of JMW Turner, Constable, Monet, Signac, Peder Balke, and others, from England to Turkey.
He kept returning to the coast, and continued to paint its seasons and moods, its fury and its peace.
Includes brilliant paintings of coastal storms by Vernet, Constable, JWM Turner, and Courbet.
Although few of his finished paintings survive, he was a major influence on John Constable and others, and some of his techniques were not exploited until the 20th century.
Among his last paintings are six superb landscapes, painted for his pleasure. What a wonderful end to such an illustrious career.
His sketches and studies are wonderfully painterly, but was he painting what he saw, or what he envisaged?