More superb paintings from the end of the nineteenth century, including the amazing Martin’s unique merger of Symbolism and Divisionism.
Looking back at the art of the nineteenth century, there was a large section devoted to Impressionism, but acclaimed Symbolist and other paintings too.
How to succeed as a painter in Venice? According to Tintoretto, cut your prices so they just cover the cost of materials. If necessary, give a painting or two away to secure the commission.
In which Satan enters the Garden of Eden, where he watches Adam and Eve. He decides to lure them to eat from the forbidden tree, but is caught trying to tempt Eve in her sleep.
Paintings by Klimt, Bouguereau, Moreau, von Stuck, and John Singer Sargent’s last vast masterpiece in Boston.
How to buy fresh milk in central London, what the Scythians lived on, and more. Paintings by Millet, Delacroix, Winslow Homer, and others.
Early in 1896, several artists who exhibited at the Salons set up a rival exhibition. The following year was the last of Péladan’s and his movements petered out by the twentieth century.
The apogee of the Symbolist Movement in France was run by its self-appointed high priest, Joséphin Péladan. A selection of paintings from its early years to 1894.
A British trader and merchant banker, and an Italian scientist who wrote an account of Newtonian physics for women – their influence on Canaletto, Tiepolo, and others.
Having passed through the gates of Hell, Satan makes his way towards the gate of Heaven. He’s there directed to the Garden of Eden, where God has just created man.