A new mother carries her infant over the threshold of a church for their christening. But whose painting influenced Harriet Backer’s masterpiece?
Many coasts are flat – a challenge to painters from the Netherlands and Belgium in particular. Here masters from the Golden Age, the Hague School, and others take on this challenge.
One of the founding fathers of Norwegian and Nordic landscape painting, his was a detailed realism which tried to be true to nature.
Balanced explorations of the play of light inside rooms, and the glorious colours of the intense Norwegian summer.