Achilles had gone missing, hiding as a young woman in the royal court on Skyros, where Odysseus found him. And a master archer was bitten on the foot by a snake.
Category Archive: Painting
Washing drying and ironing in the paintings of Berthe Morisot, William Merritt Chase, Gustave Caillebotte, Edgar Degas and others.
Washing and drying clothes have been important activities in many landmark paintings. Selection from Isabey, Boudin, Gauguin, Renoir and others.
Masaccio’s 20-panel polyptych, Bosch’s triptych, and one of the most substantial paintings by Leonardo da Vinci. Even Monet’s Grainstacks series.
A figurative painter who specialised in orientalist fantasy and Biblical stories, and was the husband of Henrietta Rae, the pioneering feminist and painter.
A painter of fine landscapes in Pre-Raphaelite style, mainly around the countryside near Worcester and in North Wales.
He remained popular and successful in Ukraine and Russia from the 1880s into the Second World War, through revolution, war and starvation.
The origins of Troy explained, Helen as a princess of Troy, and Menelaos raises an expeditionary force under the command of Agamemnon. Without wind, though, their ships can’t sail.
In Rome, in search of the temple of Aesculapius, and in the Gardens of the Villa Borghese, with Corot, Velázquez, Valenciennes, and others.
A visit to Rome, in the paintings of Valenciennes, Turner, Paul Bril, Gérôme, and others, and a little history of landscape painting.