Romulus and Remus were abandoned as babies, when the intent had been to kill them. And paintings by Hogarth, and the daughter of a successful foundling.
From Gustave Doré and Winslow Homer, to Vincent van Gogh and Odilon Redon – modern paintings of butterflies.
From Dante Gabriel Rossetti, through Lovis Corinth, to Alphonse Mucha and Christian Krohg – modern masterpieces.
Two different legends about Sir Lancelot and a woman falling in love with him. Both are told here with a selection of fine paintings.
Are these beautiful paintings of women and children just eye-candy for middle-class Victorian women?