Paintings by Marie Spartali Stillman, Philip Wilson Steer, Paul Helleu, and William Dyce, and photography by Julia Margaret Cameron.
From Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex, via the wooded countryside of Gainsborough and Constable, to the coast of Philip Wilson Steer.
Highlights of articles and some superb paintings from July to December 2021, features Goya, Steer, Clausen, William Merritt Chase, and more.
In 1826, the world’s first sailing regatta for leisure craft was held. Twenty-five years later, the America’s Cup was inaugurated. Paintings show the rising popularity of yachting.
List of all the artists and subjects covered in this series, with brief summary of each artist, sample painting, and links.
Initiated by Whistler from 1860, it became popular with artists returning from training in Paris in the 1880s, then Sargent, Sickert, and teachers Tonks and Clausen.
A former surgeon, friends with Whistler, Sickert, Steer and Sargent. Influential teacher and one of the British Impressionists.
A pupil of Carolus-Duran, he returned to England to be a founder member of the New English Art Club and friend of Steer, who painted bucolic scenes for much of his career.
From Charles Conder’s Holiday at Mentone, Australia, to Pierre Bonnard on the beach at Arcachon in south-west France, in 1922.
From 1887, he was the most prominent British Impressionist, painting bright, high chroma beach views in particular.