Telling a story in a standalone painting, and telling one in illustrations, are very different. Examples by Masaccio, Poussin, Crane, Rackham, and Hogarth.
Book 2: another knight on a different mission. This time it’s to tackle Acrasia, an evil enchantress who lures knights to her wandering island.
After his banishment from Rome, Caius Marcius co-led the Volscians and brought them almost to the city’s gates, ready to invade. He was then sent a deputation of women.
Over the summer, the UK has seen steady rises in the number of new cases, but still hasn’t done anything effective to address its Second Wave. Why not?
A goddess almost never painted, but her priestesses, the Vestal Virgins, were far more popular. A small selection, ending in one of Gêrome’s grandest arena paintings.
In the mid 1800s, battledore was played by young women rather than children, then gained its characteristic net.
When was the sport of badminton first played? These early paintings, including William Blake’s ‘The Fly’, look promising but show a children’s game instead.
The war years, from eerily deserted scenes of the Sussex Downs, to north Norway for a deployment, and military flight, which brought about his death.
Influenced by the Shoreham landscapes of Samuel Palmer, and his teacher John Nash, here are the eerily empty landscapes of Essex, Sussex Downs, and elsewhere.
After recuperating in the House of Holinesse, with Dame Celia, the Redcrosse Knight faces the dragon in combat, as Saint George.