Aglaea (representing splendor), Euphrosyne (mirth), and Thalia (good cheer), who together represent the better aspects of human nature, bit got Burne-Jones into trouble.
Titian died of the plague, and Austrian artists were badly affected by the influenza pandemic of 1918, losing both Klimt and Schiele.
From the brilliant pioneer animal painter Paulus Potter to the short and intense star of Amedeo Modigliani, King Death shortened the art of far too many painters.
Trained in San Francisco and Paris, he exhibited at the Salon, then painted landscapes in Tonalist style before becoming Impressionist.
Join me to explore Maria Merian’s insects in Surinam, David Livingstone and Thomas Baines on the Zambezi, and William Bradford working his way through pack ice.
After a bitter fight, Britomart kills the Amazon queen and releases her slaves, including Artegall, who later resumes his quest and disposes of the enemy of Queen Mercilla.
Originally a marsh just outside the city’s walls, it came to be the heart of the city, a market, meeting place, and the political hub.
The god of transitions, gates and doorways, who may have lent his name to the month of January. Paintings by Rubens, Poussin and Mengs.
The answer to yesterday’s quiz: ten wonderful paintings which launched ten major artists of the 19th century, although their better-known works are quite different.
Ten early successes of well-known nineteenth century artists. Can you identify who painted each of them? Answers tomorrow.