One of the strangest of all myths, only two painters managed to approximate Ovid’s account.
Another narrative painter in Germany around the turn of the 20th century, he is known for his symbolism and femmes fatales.
An independent pioneer of ‘social realism’, his densely-populated landscapes showed real people struggling to live in the north French countryside.
The grandson of the founder of Thebes suffers a grisly fate when he stumbles across the goddess Diana bathing naked.
Their landscapes developed a magic distinctive to the artist. Only by direct comparison are their similarities and differences made clear.
The Pre-Raphaelites lived intense and passionate lives. For Edward Burne-Jones, 1869 and 1870 were almost disastrous, when both art and life became too controversial.
Looking and sniffing at one of the toughest non-visual theme for paintings. Can any go beyond mere allegory and ev0ke the sensation?