This spring we publish the definitive guide to Eric Ravilious’ watercolours.
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), Nocturne: Blue and Gold – Old Battersea Bridge, 1872/73, oil on canvas, 68.3 x 51.2 cm, Tate.
James McNeil Whistler (1834-1903), Wapping, 1860–61, oil on canvas, 72 x 101.8cm, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
Now largely overlooked, 17th-century Spanish painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was once the most famous – and expensive – artist in the world.
Highly coloured, very delicate and beautifully executed, Ragamalas were a form of art that flourished throughout the royal courts of India in the late 1400s, only to dwindle in the 1800s with the decline of aristocratic patronage.
Introducing Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven.