Alfred Hunt’s dazzling November Rainbow, Eric Ravilious walking alone in the rain, and the last and greatest paintings of Alfred Sisley.
List of all the artists and subjects covered in this series, with brief summary of each artist, sample painting, and links.
Initiated by Whistler from 1860, it became popular with artists returning from training in Paris in the 1880s, then Sargent, Sickert, and teachers Tonks and Clausen.
Trained at the Slade in London, and in Paris, she painted in Impressionist style. Five wonderful works showing largely British scenes.
A foray into painting industrial landscapes in Impressionist style, and some of the highest peaks in Europe. Most memorable for his apocalyptic vision of the end of humankind.
An American citizen like Whistler, he was based in London from 1886 until his death in 1925, and a close friend of Claude Monet.
From conventional composition in the early days of Impressionism, landscapes have been reduced, eventually ending up as areas of colour and texture.
Landscapes which are quietly unusual, and one of the Symbolist masterworks of the 19th century, after which he turned Impressionist.
When he returned from training at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1886, he painted en plein air in an Impressionist style.
With Claude Monet as his mentor, he painted in thoroughly Impressionist style. Also the author of the most influential contemporary account of Impressionism in English.