Founding Prof at Yale’s School of Fine Arts, he pioneered painting heavy industry, produced a superb series of European landscapes, and more.
Every bit as radical as Cézanne, his paintings capture the countryside of a long lost era, with its horses and carts.
A very talented, skilled, and well-trained painter, who specialised in plein air landscapes in Southern California.
Later paintings were largely religious in subject, but he continued to control colour and explore the effects of light.
The first African-American painter to achieve international recognition. Worked in France, now largely forgotten in Europe.
You’ve probably heard of him, but can’t recall any of his paintings. Here is a small selection from his more than 2,000 oils.
Initially a portraitist and history painter, be became strongly Impressionist, painting wonderful landscapes in the late nineteenth century.
Her paintings take you beyond the instant optical gratification of Impressionism, into a great painterly discourse between the inside and outside.
He painted with the Danish Impressionists at Skagen, in St Ives, and above all in Hungary – and has been all but forgotten now.
His paintings move through Impressionism to a distinctive Post-Impressionism, with swirling brushstrokes, and more subtle colour.