A short overview of each of the eleven painters and paintings featured so far in the series ‘Favourite Paintings’, forming a concise history of painting from 1400 to 1914.
A luminous painting of the port of Marseille in dawn light, looking up towards the ‘Good Mother’ church, marks the height of both Neo-Impressionism and Fauvism.
A simply golden landscape at sunset, by the central figure in Impressionism and father of Post-Impressionism.
Two modest and simple landscapes, some of the first painted outdoors or ‘plein air’ using oil paints, which paved the way for Constable, Turner, and the Impressionists.
Paul Cézanne has been repeatedly described as the ‘father’ of several of the major movements in painting which […]