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.
Conclusions: did he paint Impressions, and was he a member of the Impressionist group?
Another wonderful batch of what are most probably his paintings.
The final four and a half years of De Nittis’s career were busy, productive, and successful.
Almost forgotten today, he was technically brilliant, and a full-bore Impressionist. Here is his life and paintings to 1879.