From Corot to Sérusier, the American Thomas Cole to the British John Brett, a collection of superb landscapes of the city.
First in a series detailing his life and work. This covers his training, and first establishing his studio in New York. Plenty of his paintings are included.
In America, geographic isolation and growing freedom led to the craft of oil painting being smothered by artistic intent. Here are some results.
His studio was a recurrent motif which tells us much about his promotional activity, and his extended persona.
An American Master in his own right, his paintings were on a par with those of Chase, and he was a successful teacher too.
The American painter of farm animals, particularly oxen, followed in the brushstrokes of Constant Troyon, except that he has now been forgotten.