Born in Mariupol when it was a hub for oxcart transport, he painted unusual light, the River Dnipro, and the coast of Crimea.
Lake Lucerne by Turner and Alexandre Calame, and a symmetric and rhythmic view of Lake Thun by Ferdinand Hodler.
From Turner, through Calame, John Ferguson Weir, and the last paintings of Gustave Courbet in exile, to Ferdinand Hodler.
From Quiberon and the Vendée to Hendaye and Hondarribia, in paintings from Renoir, Signac, Pierre Bonnard and others.
From the rough seas and rugged cliffs of Penmarc’h to Belle-Île, with Monet, Signac, Berthe Morisot and other artists.
New Zealand landscapes painted between 1870 and 1900, including major features that have since vanished in a huge volcanic eruption.
The first century of European painting in New Zealand, from Jame Cook’s expeditions to 1868.
Paul Signac, Paul Nash, Pierre Bonnard, Lovis Corinth and others, even a painting by Paul Klee, for an eclectic collection.
Félix Vallotton, George Clausen, George Bellows, and others, including two unusual paintings of Iceland’s volcanoes.
Views painted of Cairo and other parts of Egypt, including Thomas Seddon, Alberto Pasini, Jean-Léon Gérôme and the Australian Impressionist Arthur Streeton.