Pupil of Richard Wilson, one of the fathers of British landscape painting, he accompanied Captain Cook on his second exploratory voyage to the Pacific.
Gainsborough, Richard Wilson, Alexander Cozens, Thomas Jones, George Morland – establishing landscape painting in the 18th century.
Good for watercolour and pastels alone? Paper and cardboard have also been used extensively for oil sketches, and more.
David and Bathsheba, Romeo and Juliet – balconies are a useful device for painter, and not just to tell stories. Goya, Manet, and beyond.
Examples of the work of Thomas Jones, Constable, Corot, Blechen, Boudin, Jongkind, Pissarro, Cézanne, Sargent, Monet, and more.
Why did the Countess of Mercia ride naked through the streets of an Anglo-Saxon town? And who was Peeping Tom?
An explanation and apology for yesterday’s April foolery: and the paintings correctly attributed.
Thanks to painstaking work in the Mouton-Rothschild Collection, a new artist is being added to the canon of Impressionists.
It is hard to be sure when oil painting outdoors first started, but the oldest such paintings date from before 1700.