Initially a portrait and history painter, he co-founded the Barbizon School in the late 1840s, turning to evocative scenes of poor country people.
Is it really futile and impossible to try to paint the wind? Here’s a selection of evidence, drawn from landscapes and marines.
Not only did he help advance the mainstream Impressionists and their careers, but he led the way in his paintings. Happy 200th birthday!
Born two centuries ago, his paintings anticipated and influenced those of the mainstream Impressionists. He even painted from a floating studio.
There are many important anniversaries to celebrate in paintings this year: here are some tasters.
Was he really one of the most important French painters of the nineteenth century?
Compared with most other European countries, Impressionism largely passed British painters by.
A simply golden landscape at sunset, by the central figure in Impressionism and father of Post-Impressionism.
Paul Cézanne has been repeatedly described as the ‘father’ of several of the major movements in painting which […]