Initiated by Whistler from 1860, it became popular with artists returning from training in Paris in the 1880s, then Sargent, Sickert, and teachers Tonks and Clausen.
An American citizen like Whistler, he was based in London from 1886 until his death in 1925, and a close friend of Claude Monet.
A former surgeon, friends with Whistler, Sickert, Steer and Sargent. Influential teacher and one of the British Impressionists.
Whistler encouraged him to paint in 1900, and he went on to Impressionist landscapes during the early 20th century. He also won a gold medal at the Olympics, and taught Winston Churchill.
A pupil of Theodore Roussel, who introduced him to Whistler and Sickert, he painted Impressionist plein air oil sketches around London.
A selection of masterpieces which were rejected by the person(s) who commissioned them, or from major exhibitions. Illustrated contents with links.
From around 1884 until after the First World War, he painted a series of Impressionist landscapes. Was he one of the British Impressionists?
Trained with William Merritt Chase, lived in Pont-Aven artists’ colony, and her painting was clearly influenced by the Impressionists, and quite unlike that of her husband.
A pupil of Whistler’s and member of his circle, he too adopted a form of Impressionism during the 1880s. With examples of landscape paintings.
Before the 1880s, Whistler’s landscapes were very painterly, painted alla prima, showed views later featured by Impressionists, and even used wooden panels of the same size.