Anthea Callen is professor emeritus at the Australian National University, Canberra and the University of Nottingham.

The Watering Place at Marly-le-Roi (detail; c. 1875), Alfred Sisley.

Cold comfort forms – the plein-air painters who braved the winter

With many of us spending more time out-of-doors than usual this winter, it’s worth remembering that the Impressionists also had to put up with numb fingers and toes

11 Dec 2020