During the 1920s, he painted some of his finest conventional landscapes, and became overtly surrealist.
Tracing Blake’s influence through his friends John Linnell and Samuel Palmer to the likes of Graham Sutherland and Eric Ravilious.
Railways and painting have been intertwined since 1844. Turner, Manet, Monet, van Gogh, and others show how.
A short well-illustrated overview of his paintings, prints, and illustrations. Another Christmas gift, perhaps?
Because these landscape elements are constrained within the overall work, the artist has complete control over them, something reflected in their reading too. Such cameo landscapes are never awe-inspiring, but subjugate to the whole.
This is a monumental, meticulous, and insightful account of Palmer’s life and work. It merits a wide readership.
This accompanies The Dulwich Picture Gallery’s current exhibition of Ravilious’s watercolours, the largest to date, and impresses in several respects.