His remarkable paintings of figures in landscapes were well received at the Salons. Then came the Franco-Prussian War, and his death after just 8 years of painting.
He was famously and tragically killed in 1870, but how well do you know his paintings?
Not only did he help advance the mainstream Impressionists and their careers, but he led the way in his paintings. Happy 200th birthday!
Born two centuries ago, his paintings anticipated and influenced those of the mainstream Impressionists. He even painted from a floating studio.
A unique opportunity to see the works of four of Australia’s most important painters, and to broaden understanding of Impressionism.
Some of the finest landscapes from the Golden Age, and a mystery which was long assumed to be a self-portrait. An influence on Boudin, hence Monet.
Were Pre-Raphaelite landscape paintings just a brief and unimportant, passing phase, or did they have significant influence?