Including fine paintings by Susan Watkins, von Spaun, Gorbatov and others, showing views of the coast of the island.
Superb views of this beautiful sub-tropical island, painted by Blechen, Bierstadt, John Singer Sargent and others.
A pupil of Corot, he was a friend of core Impressionists, but never an Impressionist himself. He painted views of the River Seine in Paris.
Michallon taught Camille Corot, who in turn taught Camille Pissarro. In their early Impressionist years, Pissarro painted alongside Cézanne.
Two hundred years ago today, Achille Michallon died, the most brilliant landscape painter of his day in Europe. He was only 25.
A brilliant landscape painter taught by Valenciennes, who in turn taught Corot. Died at the age of only 25 from pneumonia.
Paul Bail left Antwerp, taught Tassi in Rome, who in turn taught Claude Lorrain. Claude-Joseph Vernet learned in Rome, then advised Valenciennes, and so French landscape painting came home.
Completing this river cruise, from Canaletto’s view of Westminster, through a Frost Fair, to John Constable’s Headlight Castle.
A river cruise starting with JMW Turner at Maidenhead in the Berkshire countryside, and ending with Whistler at Battersea Bridge.
One of the five ‘fathers’ of Impressionist, his style became painterly in the 1860s and he exhibited at the Salon until 1870 and in four Impressionist Exhibitions.