A founder member of the Royal Academy in 1768, she was precocious, successful, commissioned by the royal family, and almost completely forgotten. She died 200 years ago, on 2 May.
Plans to celebrate anniversaries of major painters, series on narrative paintings, and more, for the coming year.
Review of paintings and related articles published here in the second half of 2018, starring Tintoretto, Gérôme. Bonnard, Schiele, and Poussin.
More figurative works from 1915, in which he continued to push boundaries, and one brilliant landscape from the following year.
He turned more to figurative painting in his final years, inspired by Hodler. Superb stained glass design for an Art Nouveau church in Vienna’s psychiatric hospital, and a dress for Klimt’s partner.
Landscapes influenced by Hodler dominate his painting prior to the First World War. They seem timeless and eternal, some of his finest art.
He returned to painting in 1907, when he started making landscapes inspired by those first of Klimt, then of Hodler.
A great artist and designer alongside Gustav Klimt and Ferdinand Hodler in the Vienna Secession, his work is little-known outside Austria today.
A brief look at other painters active in the Vienna Secession during the height of Klimt’s career. Includes Koloman Moser and Alphonse Mucha.