Still life paintings by Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley and Pierre-August Renoir show how Impressionism retained some traditional techniques.
The exquisite and lucrative floral still lifes of Fantin-Latour, and those painted by artists on the periphery of Impressionism. Plus a surprise from Monet.
Farmyards crowded with people and their animals, from Paulus Potter to some less well-known Impressionists such as Henri Rouart.
A small selection of his revolutionary landscape paintings from the final seven years of his life. Superb trees, magnificent skies, and an oil sketch worthy of an Impressionist.
Born two hundred years ago today, he’s now though to have played a major part in the birth of Impressionism, and Neo-Impressionism.
In 1885, it was Monet’s first test of his new method of painting the same motif in different light, weather and seasons. He later used this for his Grainstacks and Rouen Cathedral series.
Between Le Havre and Fécamp on the north coast of France is a spectacular chalk cliff. Here’s the story and its paintings prior to its fame.
Trained in San Francisco and Paris, he exhibited at the Salon, then painted landscapes in Tonalist style before becoming Impressionist.
Having painted in Realist, Naturalist and Impressionist styles, from about 1893 she settled with the Pre-Raphaelite, even making egg tempera her main medium.
Zorn’s finest art seen through his paintings of ordinary people, particularly those of his home town Mora in Sweden.