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.
Street scenes, wet roads, at night, café interiors, and busy railway stations in the dark – some of his best paintings.
Decidedly Post-Impressionist, his loose style and rough facture did not impress the critics at first. Painting a mixture of landscapes and scenes from the centre of Berlin, he was still looking for the right formula.
Her later paintings are marked by their dissolution of form, as if the brushstrokes of paint are gradually coalescing into the image.
A prolific and popular artist, who was among the first of the post-Impressionists. Although she received a long list of awards, and was well-known in her lifetime, she has been forgotten outside Poland.
In the past, people have accepted the reality of mythical creatures, such as winged angels, unicorns, and dragons. When did we start being more objective in our belief of what we see?
Classically trained, he started painting the dramatic coasts which had been formative motifs for Claude Monet in 1886: the storm seas and rugged rocks of Brittany.
America’s most promising and successful woman painter of the early twentieth century, with superb Post-Impressionist landscapes and portraits. Now all but forgotten.
In just a few years, she painted more than 200 works documenting the totems and villages of the First Nation peoples of the Pacific North-West.
Early paintings by this prolific and highly innovative painter who concentrated on totems of indigenous peoples of the Pacific North-west, and wonderful trees and forests.