Where land, sea, and sky meet. Sought-after and hugely popular in fine weather, the forces of nature are most obvious in storms. The cradle of Impressionism and more modern painting.
Known only to the French, his pointillism, Symbolism, and bold use of colour bring startling results.
Railways and painting have been intertwined since 1844. Turner, Manet, Monet, van Gogh, and others show how.
In addition to painting one of the major Neo-Impressionist masterpieces showing poplar trees, he built a series of Post-Impressionist pines-beach-bathers of distinction.
A chronological index to articles in this series, with example paintings.
A brief glance through the history of painting trees in the landscape, from Rubens and Poussin to van Gogh and Pissarro.
An illustrated index of the 61 artists covered in this series, with links to detailed coverage.
From his first influence by Impressionism, van Rysselberghe explored a world of vivid light and colour, painting some of the most distinctive works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.