He painted many wonderful oil sketches and watercolours of other artists painting outdoors. Here are a few to enjoy.
More superb paintings from his most productive year, 1915, including wild flowers, different approaches to autumn, and a snowstorm.
Who is the wanderer and painter in Thomas Fearnley’s landscapes? Does he have any deeper purpose, or was he just a graphical signature?
After 1870, he drifted from the Pre-Raphaelite, painting more seascapes, but still some wonderful coastal scenes.
From his first painting of the Glacier of Rosenlaui in 1856, Brett made pure landscapes in Pre-Raphaelite style – stunning in their detail.
A brief survey of landscapes by Ford Madox Brown, Thomas Seddon, William Dyce, and others in the late 1850s.
The pursuit of truth was not easy, and posed its own problems, which altered the look of paintings.
Oil sketches and studies became accepted as works of art. But not all Impressionist paintings have survived as well as they should.
A very talented, skilled, and well-trained painter, who specialised in plein air landscapes in Southern California.
It is hard to be sure when oil painting outdoors first started, but the oldest such paintings date from before 1700.