In the late 19th century painters turned attention to depicting rainy conditions, with Caillebotte’s closely observed views, and effects on colour.
Although known for his paintings of nudes, many of his subjects were fully-clothed, and most were powerful women who overcame adversity.
Increasingly popular during the 19th century, the Alhambra was painted by von Lenbach, Regnault, Childe Hassam, Australian Tom Roberts, and others.
A mainstay for the Impressionists, their use in domestic products like wallpaper and even clothing killed people in the 19th century. Probably not Napoleon, though.
More superb paintings of the coast of Maine, here by Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, and George Bellows.
Over a thousand visitors have looked at Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night over the Rhône. Other popular articles cover relatively unknown artists.
A total of 17 paintings by 13 artists from 11 viewpoints, covering 261 years of art and parliamentary history.
Fifteen paintings by 11 artists showing the gardens over more than 130 years.
An illustrated index of the 61 artists covered in this series, with links to detailed coverage.
He is often claimed to be the greatest of the American Impressionists, and with several thousand paintings to his name he was certainly among the most prolific.