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Despite his immense success as an illustrator of children’s classics, the artist longed for respect as a painter.
The artist’s output was vanishingly small, but extremely carefully composed.
Making something from nothing this lockdown has soothed everything, except my bank balance.
Alongside the watercolourist Thomas Girtin, Bonington was the lost boy of English romantic art.
Corinth’s Walchensee paintings proved popular with collectors – but they came at a cost.
For the Italian painter, the countryside was a realm of diversion and delight.
In engaging with the output of compromised figures, we must decipher whether the artist’s misdemeanours have a bearing on the moral questions arising from their work.
A new book, Francis Bacon: Revelations, shows the painter as he tried to recapture the intensity of wartime when the world turned mundane.
In her quest to reveal the divine in nature, the Norwegian painter stripped back the landscape to its essential forms.
Volaire witnessed most of the major volcanic events of the second half of the 18th century and, in his paintings, he made Vesuvius his own.
It was tapestry, not landscape painting, that first brought the outdoors indoors.