Features paintings by Carl Larsson, Renoir, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre Bonnard, Lovis Corinth, and others.
During his lifetime, Durand-Ruel bought a total of 1,500 paintings by Renoir, over 1,000 Monets, 800 Pissarros, over 400 by Degas, and almost 400 from each of Sisley and Mary Cassatt.
Most of his paintings before 1829 flopped when shown in Britain, but from the Salon of 1824, his work was highly praised in Paris.
The vital relationship between painter and patron, donor, dealer and others. Shown in examples from Rubens, Velázquez, Brett, Renoir and Bonnard.
The bohemian quarter of Paris, painted by van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec (who lived there for 20 years), Renoir, Pierre Bonnard, and others.
The hill that rises from the densely-packed streets of Paris, painted by Jongkind, Alfred Sisley, Ilya Repin, Renoir, and others.
More favourite articles from 2019, from ‘Dante’s Divine Comedy’ as painted by William Blake, through Vincent van Gogh, to Renoir’s landscapes.
Nikolai Astrup, Lovis Corinth, Pierre Bonnard, Renoir, Alphonse Mucha, Édouard Vuillard, and others in an eclectic mixture of styles and schools.
Paintings by Velázquez, Manet, Renoir, Sorolla, and others.
From a pen and ink drawing, to fine sketches in chalk, then into oil paint on canvas, next modelled by a sculptor in clay, and finally into a bronze bas relief.