A major Symbolist painter whose enigmatic paintings became popular in the salons of Les XX at the end of the 19th century.
A busy period of work mainly in his New York studio, Chase met and painted with Whistler in London, and Sargent in New York.
Portraits and more of mysterious beauty and fascination. No quick thrills, but haunting images.
If anyone led Impressionism during the 1860s and early 1870s, it was surely Jongkind.
From his first influence by Impressionism, van Rysselberghe explored a world of vivid light and colour, painting some of the most distinctive works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Whilst the French Impressionists of the day may only have started painting when the sun came out, it was when the sun went in (or down) that Vogels came into his own.