A decade in which Ring’s life and work were transformed by marriage to his muse, Sigrid. Many of his best paintings are here.
After a rough patch in the 1890s, he found his earlier form and painted spectacular works showing seabirds around the fragment coast of the Baltic.
Following Dürer’s 1502 painting of a Young Hare, Liljefors painted wild birds and animals in their natural environment. He remains one of the most important wildlife artists.
Including Thor, Odin, Valkyries, Freya, Loki, and Baldr, with a selection of fine paintings rather than book illustrations.
Including superb paintings by Zorn, Marie Spartali Stillman, Boldini, van Gogh, Cézanne, Sargent, Demuth, and Signac.
The monumental mural painted by Larsson was intended to be his greatest painting. It turned out to be his most controversial.
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.
Anders Zorn earned a high reputation during his glittering career; although today he is perhaps more widely known for his buxom country-girl nudes, he is a painter’s painter.
The influence of the Impressionists led Claus from rural realism to his distinctive ‘luminism’ and eventually, whilst in exile in London, to his own variant of impressionism.