Watercolour painting in the 19th century.

Upon entering galleries and auction houses, we are often confronted with a wide variety of watercolour paintings, ranging from large, dramatic landscapes to small delicate sketches. Many of these date from the nineteenth century, an era during which watercolour painting flourished at the hands of some of the nation’s finest artists.The subject matter of these paintings often followed themes of an idyllic countryside or seascape with figures painted in blues, greens and browns, caught unawares at[..]

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