The National Gallery

Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

In 1842, Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait (1434) was acquired by the National Gallery in London. It quickly exerted an influence on British artists, none more so than the young painters of the nascent Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, who were drawn to van Eyck’s luminous palette, attention to detail, (...)
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Monet and Architecture

The first book to focus on Monet's work through his representation of architecture In an innovative approach, Richard Thomson considers Claude Monet's paintings of buildings in their environment, offering a reappraisal of an artist more often associated with landscapes, seascapes, and gardens. (...)
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Sorolla : Spanish Master of Light

The bravura Impressionist works of the premier Spanish painter of a century ago, showcased and explored in detail by an international team of renowned scholarsJoaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923) was the leading Spanish painter of his day, world-famous when Picasso was still struggling to (...)
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The National Gallery: Masterpieces of Painting

A celebration of European painting from the thirteenth to the early twentieth century.The National Gallery, London, houses one of the finest collections of western European paintings in the world. Its extraordinary range includes masterpieces from the early medieval and Renaissance periods to (...)
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