Constable may seem an unlikely revolutionary, but his landscapes and their trees inspired the Barbizon School and Impressionists.
A brief glance through the history of painting trees in the landscape, from Rubens and Poussin to van Gogh and Pissarro.
The period 1700 to 1850 saw the introduction of the first modern pigments, such as Prussian blue and emerald green, which started to transform paintings.
A total of 17 paintings by 13 artists from 11 viewpoints, covering 261 years of art and parliamentary history.
No matter how old and jaded you get, you can always appreciate the breath-taking view from the top of a hill, as the earth sweeps out in myriad details, as far as the distant horizon.
This is a monumental, meticulous, and insightful account of Palmer’s life and work. It merits a wide readership.
There are subtle but very important differences between iTunes in the Cloud, and iCloud Backup.
This series of articles set out to consider how faithfully landscape painters have tried to depict the views and objects that they paint, as the ‘truth’ of their painting.
Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894) was a pioneer scientist and polymath who had great influence over nineteenth century research […]
There are many types of ‘truth’ in painting, but the truth that I am concerned with here is fidelity to motif: how faithfully does a painter attempt to depict the objects that they are painting?