More favourite articles from 2019, from ‘Dante’s Divine Comedy’ as painted by William Blake, through Vincent van Gogh, to Renoir’s landscapes.
A short illustrated history of Renoir’s career as a landscape painter, from Barbizon to La Grenouillère, Post-Impressionism and the influence of Corot and Cézanne.
In which Renoir seeks comfort from his arthritis in the south of France, first in Le Cannet, then Cagnes-sur-Mer. Marvellous landscapes.
There’s been extensive speculation over his late landscapes painted near Aix. Here’s the evidence in the paintings themselves.
He created some of the most important Impressionist paintings during this period, at La Grenouillère, and painting with Monet and Sisley.
Now is the time for all landscape artists to head for the woods and forests, in the northern […]
Pissarro started a realist, became Impressionist, then Neo-Impressionist, before returning to human landscapes. Sisley ploughed the Impressionist furrow all the way.
Continuing to paint series of human landscapes, in his final years Pissarro was highly productive. Here are views of Dieppe and Paris.
They had luck in 1897, when funded to visit Britain. There he painted his swan song – 17 oils of the Welsh coast at Penarth and Langland Bay.
Being unable to paint outdoors for much of the year, Pissarro created human landscapes from the streets of Rouen and Paris.