Views painted of Cairo and other parts of Egypt, including Thomas Seddon, Alberto Pasini, Jean-Léon Gérôme and the Australian Impressionist Arthur Streeton.
Highlights of articles and some superb paintings from July to December 2021, features Goya, Steer, Clausen, William Merritt Chase, and more.
In just a few years of painting, he made two of the major Pre-Raphaelite landscapes, but died of dysentery in Cairo at the age of only 35.
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!
He became the most influential critic of painting in Britain, providing the Pre-Raphaelites with strong support. But that proved capricious, and eventually destructive to landscape painting.
Was John Ruskin a promoter or detractor? How great was his influence on the style, practice, and success?
Were Pre-Raphaelite landscape paintings just a brief and unimportant, passing phase, or did they have significant influence?
A brief survey of landscapes by Ford Madox Brown, Thomas Seddon, William Dyce, and others in the late 1850s.