A selection of paintings from the 20th and 21st centuries, including Ellen Altfest, a modern vanitas, and the fast food bodegone.
The man from Algiers completes the story of how he escaped with the Moorish woman. When a judge arrives at the inn, he thinks he recognises him as one of his brothers.
Chillon Castle, Lake Geneva, Éragny Manor, a mansion in New York City, Kelmscott Manor (home of William Morris), Florence Griswold’s home in Old Lyme, CT, and more.
Palaces of Albert VII, Rubens’ own Het Steen, an imposing Swiss castle, Wivenhoe Park in hiding, and an Australian pastoral station.
Rejected from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition as ‘unsightly’, The Gross Clinic was hidden in an Army hospital. In 2006, it was almost sold for $68 million.
Goya’s series of cartoons for tapestries between 1776 and 1779 introduce the Maja and Majo, which were to appear in many of his later paintings.
From eccentric trompes l’oeil through a laid-up meal table to the domestics of Pierre Bonnard, still life painting was very much alive in the early 20th century.
Contents with links to all the articles in this series, and a detailed index of all the countries and regions shown in paintings.
The man accompanying a Moorish woman tells his life story, how he became a slave to the King of Algiers, then came into contact with the mysterious woman.
The Prix de Rome changed in the 19th century. Its subjects became more obscure, and its successes few and far between.