Arguably best known for his sunflowers, there was one Vincent van Gogh thought better.
That painter was Claude Monet.
In a letter to his brother, van Gogh wrote: “[Paul] Gauguin was telling me the other day that he had seen a picture by Claude Monet of sunflowers in a large Japanese vase, very fine, but – he likes mine better. I don’t agree.”
Will you? For many Victorian artists captured the blooms to canvas and each is as unique as the flowers themselves.
A masterpiece in motion, many artists captured the event on canvas.
Brush strokes revive circus grandeur from the artistic stylings of George Seurat’s pointillism to the authentic detail of James Tissot.