Realist, Naturalist, or Impressionist? The distinctive landscapes of Thaulow complemented the figurative painting of his friend Christian Krohg.
After a rough patch in the 1890s, he found his earlier form and painted spectacular works showing seabirds around the fragment coast of the Baltic.
Following Dürer’s 1502 painting of a Young Hare, Liljefors painted wild birds and animals in their natural environment. He remains one of the most important wildlife artists.
‘Girl in a Red Kimono’ is a major work of Japonisme, and relied on photos as well as drawings and sketches. His name has even entered the Dutch language.
In 1882, he painted with Vincent van Gogh in The Hague. A Naturalist without realist style, he showed street life as it was, and loved Japonism too.
A sampling of paintings by the other five of the Six Masters – four Wangs and the great flower painter Yun Shouping.
Commemorating the 300th anniversary of his death. A remarkable life as a fine landscape painter, and 30 years as a Jesuit missionary!
A summary and conclusions to mark the centenary of Klimt’s untimely death, featuring a dozen of his best paintings.
Amazingly flattened landscapes, death and life, Adam and Eve, and a posthumous portrait of a beautiful young woman who shot herself. Then came influenza.
As he emerged from his Golden Phase, his paintings used less gold leaf, his relationship with Egon Schiele developed, and he separated from the Secession.