In the last quarter of the 19th century, steam trains and ships moved artists around, playing an important role in introducing masters to the south of France.
Its peak with Bonington, Friedrich, Corot and others. Decline in Impressionism to deliberate omission in ‘primitives’ such as Cézanne and Astrup.
The story of landscape paintings which are dominated by the sky, from the Dutch Golden Age to Surrealism.
Recognised as the first Italian Symbolist, he was introduced to Divisionism by a patron and art critic. Magnificent paintings.
Paintings of the sky by Vincent van Gogh, Edvard Munch, Klimt, Cézanne, Schiele, Paul Nash and others.
More paintings of cypresses by Vincent van Gogh, Renoir, Modigliani, and Gustav Klimt.
In the more southern parts of Europe, the tree most strongly associated with churchyards and graveyards, representing grief.
From about 1550-1680, European painting influenced that in Japan. During 200 years of later isolation, Westernisation continued more slowly.
More wonderful landscapes from JC Dahl, Albert Bierstadt, Samuel Palmer, Vincent van Gogh to the remote Norwegian fjords of Nikolai Astrup.
Features paintings by Carl Larsson, Renoir, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre Bonnard, Lovis Corinth, and others.