Although few of his finished paintings survive, he was a major influence on John Constable and others, and some of his techniques were not exploited until the 20th century.
Her time in Florence brought maturity to her work. She then painted a series of major paintings, although you’d be pushed to find any in European collections.
He painted some of the most wonderful landscapes of the nineteenth century, but today is almost forgotten.
In the last couple of years of his brief life, his watercolours changed, and pushed the boundaries, for others to follow.
In a fraction of the lifespan enjoyed by JMW Turner, Tom Girtin took watercolour to new heights. The first of two parts showing his work.
His visit to Italy resulted in some of the finest paintings of Venice, several completed shortly before his untimely death.
Although he did not even make his 26th birthday, Bonington was very successful, and a great influence on Delacroix and others since.
Why did Winslow Homer apparently paint so few watercolours in 1882?
Putting some of Homer’s best watercolours together to tell the story of the fisherfolk of Cullercoats – the last in this series.
Initial reception to his paintings from Cullercoats was lukewarm at best, and most critics were dismissive.