Despite difficulties over attribution and other mysteries, he was key to the development of the Venetian style.
We know almost nothing about his life, and very few works can be robustly attributed to his hand. But he was one of the most important artists in history.
Several have had a go at telling this story – Titian, Kauffman, Ricci, Delacroix, and Denis. Do their paintings work, though?
Rural naturalist, Impressionist, and Pre-Raphaelite styles in portraits, landscapes, genre, and religious paintings: that is versatility.
Before you would spend a lot of time twiddling and tweaking timelines, windows, and more. These are all fixed in this update.
He painted with the Danish Impressionists at Skagen, in St Ives, and above all in Hungary – and has been all but forgotten now.
A Richard Strauss opera, a classical Greek myth, and a painting. Do they tell the same story, and how?
His paintings move through Impressionism to a distinctive Post-Impressionism, with swirling brushstrokes, and more subtle colour.
He worked his way from rural naturalism, through Impressionism, to a distinctive Post-Impressionism.
His vegetable-rich portraits are unique in painting. Were they just jokes and whimsies, or is there something more substantial to them?