Four years of landscapes, becoming increasingly painterly. Early views of major Impressionist themes around Paris and the coast at Étretat, over a decade before Monet.
From groups in the countryside, he turned his attention to scandalous women bathing in the woods, then a series of superb landscapes.
One of the precursors to Impressionism and Naturalism, this is the first of a series looking at his career and paintings prior to his bicentenary in June. Covers the 1840s.
In his later career, he won a succession of awards for loosely-painted Impressionist views.
Claimed to be the only Austrian Impressionist, he didn’t start painting full-time until he was 43, and died twelve years later. Here are some superb paintings.
Unusual landscapes, from Barbizon through Impressionist to Symbolist. She died suddenly at the age of only 47, and is now being rediscovered.
Contains meticulous detail on all his oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and sketchbooks, and is free for non-commercial use.
A lot changed in painting in the 1890s. Within just a few years, Naturalism went from being all the rage to old hat. These paintings show how.
Unlike Impressionism, which spread relatively slowly, Naturalism was prominent in the Salon, so spread across Europe and North America like wildfire.
He studied in Tokyo and Ghent, Belgium, thanks to the support of a banker and industrialist. They are both remembered in the Ōhara Museum of Art, where many of his paintings now hang.