From Blake onwards, dreams often take over the whole view, with the dreamer the only link to reality. Examples from Blake, Rossetti, Hodler and others.
Paul Signac, Paul Nash, Pierre Bonnard, Lovis Corinth and others, even a painting by Paul Klee, for an eclectic collection.
As the fiery reds of falling leaves change to dull earth browns, and we get the odd flurry of snow, we know that winter is almost upon us.
City streets grew a lethal mixture of horse-drawn vehicles, trams, buses, and a few motor cars. But above them flew the pioneer aviators.
Paul Nash and John Singer Sargent’s paintings for the Hall of Remembrance, the tragic loss of Eric Ravilious, a Serb painter executed in a concentration camp, and more.
More leaf-peeping, from Tina Blau and Monet’s poplars on the River Epte, to Paul Nash’s eerie Wittenham Clumps under the moon’s last phase.
Examples from Gustave Moreau, Georges Clairin, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Paul Nash, Joseph Stella, and Nikolai Astrup.
A journey in paintings from Newlyn Harbour in Cornwall, past the Isle of Wight, to end at Dover – the English Channel coast.
Following the Paris Commune of 1871, history painters resorted to indirect reference in paintings of obscure episodes in mediaeval history.
More modern landscapes by Paul Nash, Anna Hills, Lesser Ury, Lovis Corinth, Pierre Bonnard, Emily Carr, and Joseph Stella’s Cubist masterpiece.