His involvement in the Impressionist Exhibitions almost broke the movement apart, and brought Degas into direct opposition with Monet. Here are his paintings.
Rough weather seen on the canvases of Bierstadt, Monet, Winslow Homer, George Bellows, and other fine artists.
The birthplace of Impressionism, and its spread around the world, it also reflected the huge changes in society, leisure, and dress. Let’s soak up the sun.
Where land, sea, and sky meet. Sought-after and hugely popular in fine weather, the forces of nature are most obvious in storms. The cradle of Impressionism and more modern painting.
He painted many wonderful oil sketches and watercolours of other artists painting outdoors. Here are a few to enjoy.
Evolution from realism to the more painterly. Then in the late 1890s, city landscapes in which the people are the landscape. Remarkable paintings seen in detail.
Is it really futile and impossible to try to paint the wind? Here’s a selection of evidence, drawn from landscapes and marines.
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!