He recovered some of his youthful vision in the 1860s, when he painted rich rustic views lit by the setting sun.
An established sculptor, a maker of stained glass, one who has truly vanished, and a successful industrialist and patron.
A painter in enamel, three assorted landscape painters, and probably the most gifted artist of the whole group.
Marines painted by the grandson of one of Napoleon’s generals, and views of the Seine and its bridges.
This is a monumental, meticulous, and insightful account of Palmer’s life and work. It merits a wide readership.