After considerable success with prints, he turned to painting highly contemporary works. Despite critical success, he’s now been forgotten.
Bare feet as a sign of rural poverty, among irregular peasant volunteer soldiers, and striking miners. But what about the kissing of feet?
Unlike the face and hands, feet are usually covered in paintings. There are plenty of exceptions, but even the naked Phryné wore a pair of sandals.
After training in Belgium, he painted a series of narrative works, then a finely detailed landscape of a view over London. Success eluded him.
During his five-year expedition to the Himalaya, Karakoram and Altai Mountains, they were presumed lost for a year, during which 5 of his team died.
In which Don Quixote has a resounding victory over a Basque escort, then the pair spend a pleasant evening as guests of some goatherds.
With his distinctive almost Divisionist style, he painted scenes from Armenian and other legends, but is almost forgotten in much of the world.
From Aphrodite to Vesta, a reference summary of all the major Classical goddesses, with links to individual accounts.
Another remarkable sequence by Bosch, followed by Ferrari’s fresco account of the Life and Passion of Christ, ending with the Passion of the Apostles.
Few paintings attempt to tell the full story of the Passion. Here are remarkable works by Duccio, Hans Memling, and Hieronymus Bosch.