Two paintings from Edgar Degas have still, 150 years later, defied all attempts to resolve their narratives. Another from Britain, and one from the American Eastman Johnson.
Two paintings of simple everyday domestic scenes were not as quickly made as might appear. Series of preparatory sketches show more.
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In which Dante, guided by Beatrice, ascends to the first shell of the heavens, containing the moon. Many paintings of Piccarda Donati and the Empress Constance result.
How many did you get right this weekend?
From Gustave Doré and Winslow Homer, to Vincent van Gogh and Odilon Redon – modern paintings of butterflies.
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From Pisanello and Dosso Dossi to William Holman Hunt and Richard Dadd: paintings showing butterflies.
This weekend’s entertainment for the mind: three puzzles to work out before the answers appear on Monday.
The great novelist and poet, author of Les Misérables and the Hunchback of Notre-Dame, also painted and drew over 4000 works. Here’s a small selection.