From 1886, the colony at Pont-Aven was dominated by the struggling former stockbroker Paul Gauguin. Among his friends was Émile Bernard. Here are some of the works from that period.
Classically trained, he started painting the dramatic coasts which had been formative motifs for Claude Monet in 1886: the storm seas and rugged rocks of Brittany.
The story of how a young man inadvertently killed his pet stag, and was turned into a cypress for his grief – and that of others.
Including superb paintings by Zorn, Marie Spartali Stillman, Boldini, van Gogh, Cézanne, Sargent, Demuth, and Signac.
After a winter working on decorative panels, he had another successful and productive season painting outdoors in Algonquin Park.
How to tell Breton from Millet, and trying to settle the question as to which was the greater artist.
Less well known outside Norway, later works include vast canvases for Oslo University, and many vibrant and vigorous paintings of nudes and landscapes.
Initially a portrait and history painter, he co-founded the Barbizon School in the late 1840s, turning to evocative scenes of poor country people.
Specialised in painting mothers and their children, and fisherfolk of the Channel coast, she was highly successful and advanced career prospects for women painters.
Under pressure from his dealers, Breton concentrated on single figures in the countryside, typically at dawn or dusk. These have become some of his most popular paintings.