One of Ovid’s best stories of a tragic end to a blissful marriage, with superb paintings by Veronese, Poussin, Rubens, and others.
Lurking in the shadows were well-dressed, affluent men, wearing top hats, white ties and gloves. They weren’t just there to chat.
macOS is now largely undocumented. It’s time to do the job ourselves: what about an open collaborative project?
Putting Degas’ many paintings and drawings of the ballet and its dancers into context – here are contemporary paintings.
The evolution of her painting in oils and pastels, and the start of her print-making – which was to become so important in her later work.
An unusual myth told vividly by Ovid, which appears never to have been painted. But there are some fine engravings, and a marvellous watercolour by Blake.
The birthplace of Impressionism, and its spread around the world, it also reflected the huge changes in society, leisure, and dress. Let’s soak up the sun.
In the years to 1879, she became skilled in different media, including pastels, and her style transformed to Impressionism.
A link between the downfall of Medea and a series of stories about the hero Theseus, this was a subject for the Prix de Rome. Includes a little-known Poussin.
His family name wasn’t Tassi, he planned to steal paintings, intended to murder his wife, had an adulterous affair with his sister-in-law, and raped Artemisia Gentileschi. But he has one redeeming feature.