A painter of fine landscapes in Pre-Raphaelite style, mainly around the countryside near Worcester and in North Wales.
Completing this river cruise, from Canaletto’s view of Westminster, through a Frost Fair, to John Constable’s Headlight Castle.
Fishing with rod and line plays a significant part in the myth of Daedalus, and adds calm and timelessness to many landscapes.
Two famous hay wains, Goya’s stone cart, horses and carts assisting a heavy steam crane in Paris, and carrying goods in the centre of New York in 1911.
With its central role in visual art, light and its source plays a critical role in composition. It’s also one of the challenges to those painting in the studio or in front of the motif.
Independent development of landscape as a genre in Britain, from Gainsborough to John Constable, and radical departure from tradition.
Palaces of Albert VII, Rubens’ own Het Steen, an imposing Swiss castle, Wivenhoe Park in hiding, and an Australian pastoral station.
More paintings by great artists who preceded JMW Turner, including James Ward, Thomas Girtin, Philip de Loutherbourg, John Crome, John Sell Cotman and John Constable.
Wonderfully painterly oil sketches made in front of the motif anticipated the changes which weren’t seen again in landscape painting until 20-50 years later.
Anders Zorn, William Blake, John Constable, the amazing Pre-Raphaelite Kate Bunce, and Samuel Palmer’s painting of Sir Guyon and the Palmer.