Paintings by Marie Spartali Stillman, Philip Wilson Steer, Paul Helleu, and William Dyce, and photography by Julia Margaret Cameron.
In 1882, he was appointed professor, running one of its two busy teaching ateliers. Later he painted commissions for large works in public buildings.
From Robert Nanteuil’s first pastel portraits in the 1660s to Ants Laikmaa in 1929, a history of the greatest pastel painters and links to articles about individual artists.
Prodigy and friend of John Singer Sargent, he was a successful portrait-painter to the wealthy and a master pastellist.
Sargent’s paintings of Claude Monet and other artists painting, mostly in front of the motif, form a unique record of painters and their techniques.
During the early 20th century, yachts displaced working boats in harbours throughout Europe and North America. Paintings from Helleu to Bonnard.
Known now for his portraits of major literary and other figures, Blanche loved to sketch outdoors in oils, particularly on Dieppe Beach.
From Charles Conder’s Holiday at Mentone, Australia, to Pierre Bonnard on the beach at Arcachon in south-west France, in 1922.
Featuring paintings by Paul Helleu, Anita Rée, Anna Hills, Pierre Bonnard, Edvard Munch, Lovis Corinth and others.
In 1914, after a career painting the rich and famous, he became a war artist. For the next 4 years he showed what the Great War really looked like.