She set out to investigate, document and paint the lifecycles of butterflies and moths at a time when most thought they arose spontaneously.
They meet 12 convicts, who Don Quixote frees before they stone him. On the run, they head for the mountains where they come across gold and a dead mule.
The significance of Alberti’s textbook on painting and simplified perspective, followed by Piero’s account of perspective, and Vasari’s new history of painting.
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Another boating party, William Merritt Chase’s family in Brooklyn, an 18th century pique-nique, and Bonnard’s friends by the sea.
A selection of meals eaten outdoors, by the gods, in Boccaccio’s Decameron, Manet’s controversial luncheon, and by a boating party.
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Until the seventeenth century, still life paintings were occasional curiosities, From the Romans and Hans Memling to the early Dutch Golden Age the genre developed steadily.
His later paintings showed previous expeditions, a new trip to the Matabele in search of gold, and early settlers in Cape Province, South Africa.
A coach-painter from Norfolk who emigrated to South Africa when he was 22, then went on expedition there, in Australia, and with David Livingstone.