Two marvellous plein air oil sketches of washermen contrast with his densely populated history paintings, and there’s even an Italian landscape.
A famous and prolific Spanish history painter of the late 19th century, the centenary of whose death we mark next week. Early paintings, and a Delacroix.
A look forward to the eclectic collection of painters whose anniversaries I’ll be marking here, and a glimpse of some of the paintings to come. Happy New Year!
Goddess of the harvest, food production, fertility and fecundity, paintings by Millet, Rubens, Elsheimer and others.
Examples of the work of Thomas Jones, Constable, Corot, Blechen, Boudin, Jongkind, Pissarro, Cézanne, Sargent, Monet, and more.
Paintings showing women spinning from around 1000 CE to the early 20th century, by Eakins, Tanner, Courbet, van Gogh, Breton, and others,
Time for a long weekend in the warmth of Granada, Spain. Here’s some history of the palaces of the Alhambra in paintings by Regnault and others.
A brilliant Spanish master, who painted the early history of the Spanish nation, fine watercolours, and daring oil sketches.