Recognised as the first Italian Symbolist, he was introduced to Divisionism by a patron and art critic. Magnificent paintings.
Compositional techniques usually involving foreground trees which increase the depth of a picture. Explained and illustrated.
Many coasts are flat – a challenge to painters from the Netherlands and Belgium in particular. Here masters from the Golden Age, the Hague School, and others take on this challenge.
If anyone led Impressionism during the 1860s and early 1870s, it was surely Jongkind.