A couple of local artists, plus the virtuoso oil sketches of Joaquín Sorolla, a watercolour by John Singer Sargent, and two brilliant works by Muñoz Degrain.
Into the 20th century, with superb paintings from Hodler and William Merritt Chase, to Marsden Hartley.
From Arcimboldo’s vegetable portrait to the height of Impressionism with Monet and Pissarro, some of the finest paintings of the season.
With the Industrial Revolution, painters started to depict the furnaces and factories which grew rapidly across Europe and North America. This selection runs to 1879.
Paintings of trees in their magnificent autumn colours by Millais, Inness, Monet, Homer, Pissarro, Tom Thomson, Paul Nash, and more.
Turner’s innovation was driven by his desire to explore colour contrasts and texture. But it led him to lapses in technique which have damaged his paintings.
Founding Prof at Yale’s School of Fine Arts, he pioneered painting heavy industry, produced a superb series of European landscapes, and more.
Trees in snowy landscapes, as painted by Bruegel, van Ruisdael, Courbet, and a multitude of Impressionists. A Wintry feast.
An illustrated index of the 61 artists covered in this series, with links to detailed coverage.
Whether Sargent was ever a true Impressionist will remain a matter of debate, but his uncommissioned work was loose, full of light and colour.