From Troyon’s farm animals going to market, through Queen Victoria’s favourite artist, African elephants in the wild, to monkeys, and cattle in the sunshine.
Paintings of autumn from the early 20th century, by Jakub Schikaneder to Grant Wood.
First shown at the Royal Academy when only 10, this true genius had a colourful but tragically short life.
An American Master in his own right, his paintings were on a par with those of Chase, and he was a successful teacher too.
The American painter of farm animals, particularly oxen, followed in the brushstrokes of Constant Troyon, except that he has now been forgotten.