Jo, the Beautiful Irishwoman, 1866
The seascapes are powerful. They threaten with real, primitive force, as if the waves are about the crash over me, and draw me out to the sea.
The Wave, 1869
And most moving, in a most precise way, is his painting of the trout, displayed in the last room of the retrospective. You can still see the line, and the hook in its mouth.
The Trout, 1872