His bathers and portraits remained very popular, with their soft focus. His landscapes remained more experimental, thankfully.
The Umbrellas, a portrait of Julie Manet, three landscapes painted alongside Paul Cézanne near Aix – some of the best paintings from these years.
Extensive travelling, from Venice to Algeria, brought a varied range of landscapes, as his portraits and figurative work paid the bills.
Some of his masterpieces: Bal du moulin de la Galette in Montmartre, Luncheon of the Boating Party, and an extraordinary landscape.
No one painted trees, particularly cypresses, like Vincent van Gogh. A group of 3 wonderful paintings from his time at Saint-Rémy.
Friend, pupil and colleague of Paul Gauguin, he painted avidly in Brittany around 1890, then suddenly left and all but vanished, as have his paintings.
Influence by Gauguin and Sérusier, he painted intensively in Brittany as a Nabi. By 1894, he had entered a monastery, where he worked in the Beuron Art School.
Around 1905, with his chroma increasing, he developed a new style of applying paint in patches: corn style. This dominated his paintings, given many a distinctive vibrance.
Contains meticulous detail on all his oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and sketchbooks, and is free for non-commercial use.
He studied in Tokyo and Ghent, Belgium, thanks to the support of a banker and industrialist. They are both remembered in the Ōhara Museum of Art, where many of his paintings now hang.