Resuming the trip at Argenteuil, with Caillebotte and Monet, we pass Renoir at Chatou, La Grenouillère, on to Les Andelys, then to the sea at Honfleur, with Monet again.
From 1853, painters of the Barbizon School continued to innovate. Then in 1865, the young Alfred Sisley and Auguste Renoir came to paint there.
More anglers caught with their rods and lines in paintings by Troyon, Corot, Hodler, Carl Larsson and a surprise catch from Tom Thomson.
A World View with a high aspect ratio, they came to dominate in the latter half of the 19th century, some being major commercial attractions. Now ubiquitous.
Originally a marsh just outside the city’s walls, it came to be the heart of the city, a market, meeting place, and the political hub.
A selection of sky-rich oil sketches made in the Roman Campagna during the first half of the 19th century.
Ten paintings, some very famous: can you work out which show dawn, and show dusk?
He continued to exhibit at the Salon until he was almost 94, and was one of the leading painters of trees of his time. Celebrating his bicentenary today.
A late starter, his career spanned the whole of the last half of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th. Wonderful landscapes.
Plans to celebrate anniversaries of major painters, series on narrative paintings, and more, for the coming year.