A saint banished to the island of Patmos, a history wound around a column, and a megalomaniac emperor strangled in his bath by a professional wrestler.
A nymph cursed by Hera to repeat the words just spoken to her, and a youth who falls in love with his own image. Together the result in some of the finest narrative paintings.
Claude Lorrain’s view of Delos, Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks, several versions of the Flight to Egypt, including one by William Blake, and more.
In search of warmth during winter, we go in search of palm trees. In these secular paintings, they appear in modern conservatories and on the Mediterranean coast.
One of the most important Serbian artists of the 20th century, he was a friend of Modigliani in Paris, and a prolific painter of views in Serbia.
Paintings from a century ago by Fortescue-Brickdale, Franz von Stuck, George Bellows, and John Godward, who committed suicide because of Picasso’s success.
Scudamour tells of his visit to the Temple of Venus, where he met Amoret. Marinell had discovered Florimell, fallen in love, and his mother got her released.
Emperors Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and finally Vespasian before stability was restored. Painted stories of the Batavians, final minutes of Vitellius, and the destruction of Pompeii.
Known in one spectacular myth, in which he brings the chariot of the sun crashing down to scorch the earth. Paintings by Poussin, Tintoretto, Rubens and Moreau.
It’s enough to make you and Edvard Munch scream: every QuickLook thumbnail and preview has rounded corners. They scream out the arrogance of the designer.