Great paintings of the masters telling Virgil’s epic of the life of Aeneas. From his conception and the fall of Troy, to his time with Dido in Carthage.
Increasingly popular during the 19th century, stories of people going from rags to riches have seldom appeared in paintings. Here are Cinderella and Robin Hood, and an explanation.
A former surgeon, friends with Whistler, Sickert, Steer and Sargent. Influential teacher and one of the British Impressionists.
Includes a chronological list of all his paintings shown in the series, together with links to each of the articles, and some of his self-portraits.
His early landscapes followed van Mander. He also expressed his love of Claude’s work, before composition dissolved into light and colour.
Four days of relaxation before Don Quixote drags Sancho Panza back out onto the road, where they witness a fencing duel.
Paintings of autumn from the early 20th century, by Jakub Schikaneder to Grant Wood.
Paintings conveying the atmosphere of autumn, from Joos de Momper in the early 17th century, to Hawkins in about 1890,
From 1880, he painted in Naturalist style, then switched to Impressionism in the early 1890s. He finally embraced post-Impressionism in the 1920s.
An overview of his major paintings from La Gloria in 1772 to experimental miniatures on ivory flakes in 1825.