From about 1899, he took to the streets for his nocturnes and twilight views, influenced by Munch and perhaps van Gogh.
During the decade to 1904, he painted extraordinary nocturnes and other views in low light, in the centre of Stockholm.
His bathers and portraits remained very popular, with their soft focus. His landscapes remained more experimental, thankfully.
The Umbrellas, a portrait of Julie Manet, three landscapes painted alongside Paul Cézanne near Aix – some of the best paintings from these years.
Four hundred years ago today, de Koninck was born. Celebrate his birth by immersing yourself in these wonderful Dutch landscapes.
Reputed to have been a pupil of Rembrandt, he excelled in painting wide views of the flat countryside near the city of Haarlem.
From Böcklin and Waterhouse to Vincent van Gogh and Egon Schiele, many 19th century artists used crows as a symbol.
Escorts of valkyries, the bird of the gibbet, and seeker of carrion: crows and ravens are associated with death, magic, and more.
Ruins being slowly destroyed by the sea, a sacred grove, and above all his most famous work, Island of the Dead.
A succession of impending landscapes which culminate in ‘Villa by the Sea’, a mysterious Mediterranean view. An early symbolist?