Zorn’s finest art seen through his paintings of ordinary people, particularly those of his home town Mora in Sweden.
Some of his more popular Symbolist paintings from the 1890s, a portrait of a humanitarian journalist, and more.
Initially successful with Naturalist paintings similar to those of Bastien-Lepage, around 1890 he became a leading Symbolist.
More superb paintings from the end of the nineteenth century, including the amazing Martin’s unique merger of Symbolism and Divisionism.
Looking back at the art of the nineteenth century, there was a large section devoted to Impressionism, but acclaimed Symbolist and other paintings too.
During his lifetime, Durand-Ruel bought a total of 1,500 paintings by Renoir, over 1,000 Monets, 800 Pissarros, over 400 by Degas, and almost 400 from each of Sisley and Mary Cassatt.
Most of his paintings before 1829 flopped when shown in Britain, but from the Salon of 1824, his work was highly praised in Paris.
The vital relationship between painter and patron, donor, dealer and others. Shown in examples from Rubens, Velázquez, Brett, Renoir and Bonnard.
With his fresh light style, he painted the country around Old Lyme, the Cornish art colony, and up into Vermont.
Barely known in Europe, he studied in France for 5 years, then from 1888 was a major landscape painter in the US, one of The Ten.