She proves unfaithful to King Arthur, in her public affair with Sir Lancelot. But he may not have exactly been loyal to her either.
The Circe of Arthurian legend, for much of the time she battles with King Arthur. But when he is mortally wounded in battle, they are reconciled. Stories in paintings.
Influence by Gauguin and Sérusier, he painted intensively in Brittany as a Nabi. By 1894, he had entered a monastery, where he worked in the Beuron Art School.
From groups in the countryside, he turned his attention to scandalous women bathing in the woods, then a series of superb landscapes.
How Samuel Palmer used ink in paintings, and some fine work using the milk protein casein, by Gustav Klimt and others.
From the fraudsters in the last rottenpocket of the eighth circle of Hell, they move on the ninth circle of the treacherous – a frozen lake. Paintings by Doré, Blake, Bouguereau, and Fuseli.
She lived mainly in Tokyo from 1899-1914, where she learned colour woodcut prints. A small selection of her wonderful work from there and Mexico.
From a strange rustic nude by Millet, in the 1880s and 90s the Goose Girl was a popular motif. Examples from Lhermitte, Bouguereau, and others.
4500 years of paintings of geese, from Rubens’ flock seen at harvest time, to Gauguin’s complement to his landlady. And some superb paintings of wild geese on the wing.
Around 1905, with his chroma increasing, he developed a new style of applying paint in patches: corn style. This dominated his paintings, given many a distinctive vibrance.