Despite its popularity at the time, few Symbolist pastel paintings are now accessible. Here are six from these two artists, including this fascinating print.
“A human observer is able to recognise the colour of objects irrespective of the light used to illuminate the objects.” “Colour constancy does not exist in humans.” Which is right?
Early in 1896, several artists who exhibited at the Salons set up a rival exhibition. The following year was the last of Péladan’s and his movements petered out by the twentieth century.
The apogee of the Symbolist Movement in France was run by its self-appointed high priest, Joséphin Péladan. A selection of paintings from its early years to 1894.
Ten paintings, some very famous: can you work out which show dawn, and show dusk?
Isn’t it easy to tell sunrise from sunset in a painting? It turns out not, but here are some clues which can help, in wonderful paintings.
He was a friend of the Divisionist Georges Seurat, but in the late 1880s became a strict Symbolist. A small but fine selection of his paintings.