An essential part of learning how to paint and draw is knowing your Art History. A student of art needs to be able to put their work into the context of art history to move forward and improve. You will find links to influential Art History films and documentaries on artists in this section of Stewart Fletcher’s website.
Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier. Campagne de France (Napoleon and his staff are retuning from Soissons after the Battle of Laon.) Paris, Musée d'Orsay There is