Was Caillebotte a patron, collector, or painter in his own right?
Whether Sargent was ever a true Impressionist will remain a matter of debate, but his uncommissioned work was loose, full of light and colour.
Three more wonderful American Impressionists, although the lives of two were tragically cut short when they died suddenly.
He is often claimed to be the greatest of the American Impressionists, and with several thousand paintings to his name he was certainly among the most prolific.
Compared with most other European countries, Impressionism largely passed British painters by.
The main German impressionist painters followed the French Impressionists, with Liebermann and Slevogt continuing to use the style well into the twentieth century.
If anyone led Impressionism during the 1860s and early 1870s, it was surely Jongkind.
The influence of the Impressionists led Claus from rural realism to his distinctive ‘luminism’ and eventually, whilst in exile in London, to his own variant of impressionism.
This article summarises the information that I have now obtained from working through that catalogue raisoné, and includes new information on Pissarro’s series paintings.
Perhaps they are the landscape equivalent of serial self-portraiture after all.