Concludes a survey of his major paintings with links to detailed articles. From his leadership of Neo-Impressionism to his late watercolours.
A short survey of his major paintings, with links to detailed articles in this series. From his early Impressionism to being leader of Neo-Impressionism after the death of Georges Seurat.
Before 1908, Signac’s watercolour sketches were fairly conventional in their use of white space, and were preparation for his oil paintings. He then saw late watercolours of Paul Cézanne.
For this final decade, he was prolific, painting a series of ports of France in 1929-31, and many other views of the coast of France and of Corsica.
Ports of France, and a town with its rivers, together with a floral still life inspired by the late watercolours of Paul Cézanne.
He originally used watercolours for preparatory sketches, but exhibited them in their own right later. They reveal a quite different art from his oil paintings.
His most radical watercolours were painted after he closed his portrait studio in 1907, when they cam to transcend reality.
Zorn’s finest art seen through his paintings of ordinary people, particularly those of his home town Mora in Sweden.
A portrait of Grover Cleveland, who had until recently President of the USA, an impudent nude, and girls frolicking in the sauna.
Nudes out in fresh air and sunshine, engravings in his distinctive lined style, and some social comment in the 1890s.