Paintings by Botticelli, William Merritt Chase, Pierre Bonnard, Paxton, and Vuillard showing the first meal of the day.
Mud was a common problem in the streets of cities, and on all the roads, tracks and paths of the country. Why isn’t it seen more in paintings before 1850?
More virtuoso glassware as painted by William Holman Hunt, Chase, De Nittis, Vallotton, and others in the 19th century.
Two young women painters left Stockholm to study in Paris in 1883. Good friends, their paths diverged, but their paintings were full of light – including a real gem.
Many coasts are flat – a challenge to painters from the Netherlands and Belgium in particular. Here masters from the Golden Age, the Hague School, and others take on this challenge.
Degas was nothing if not thoroughly sociable. Here are some of his more significant artistic friendships, with paintings.
A look back at some of the series and some surprises which you might have missed over the last year.
Celebrate the Christmas holiday with a review of many wonderful paintings of snow scenes.
Manet’s remarkably early painting of a cyclist dates from 1871, but the Impressionists appear to have ignored the new kings of the road.
Railways and painting have been intertwined since 1844. Turner, Manet, Monet, van Gogh, and others show how.