Including superb paintings by Zorn, Marie Spartali Stillman, Boldini, van Gogh, Cézanne, Sargent, Demuth, and Signac.
From Richard Parkes Bonington, through AW Hunt, John Brett, Edward Poynter, Delacroix, Rosa Bonheur, Daumier, Gustave Moreau, and Winslow Homer.
This takes us from Samuel Palmer and Peter De Wint, through Girtin and Cotman, to JMW Turner and William Blake.
The first in a series of 4, starts with Dürer’s brilliant paintings, looks at Raphael, Hans Bol, and the beginnings of the ‘English School’.
Not only did he help advance the mainstream Impressionists and their careers, but he led the way in his paintings. Happy 200th birthday!
Marching armies, a merry-go-round of angels, and a unique ‘springing’ Jesus: four extraordinary paintings from three geniuses of art.
Celebrate the Christmas holiday with a review of many wonderful paintings of snow scenes.
Many of the great painters have been migrants. Here are examples from Canaletto to Sargent. Suppress migration, and art will be stifled.
I almost forgot the end matter: it’s time to add a glossary, and an index. But would built-in Find suffice?
Was John Ruskin a promoter or detractor? How great was his influence on the style, practice, and success?