Félix Vallotton, George Clausen, George Bellows, and others, including two unusual paintings of Iceland’s volcanoes.
As the fiery reds of falling leaves change to dull earth browns, and we get the odd flurry of snow, we know that winter is almost upon us.
Are the two arms fending others off, raised in shock, surrender, or falling to earth? From light comedy to accounts of executions and war crimes.
Paintings from Watteauto George Bellows showing this popular fashion accessory, sometimes used for surreptitious communication between lovers.
The experience of colour in our buildings, indoor environments, clothing and objects we look at has changed. What used to be a privilege of class is now all but universal.
From Ondines, who kill men by their curse, to a frozen fountain in Agubbio, and parks in New York, Paris and Rome.
Paul Nash and John Singer Sargent’s paintings for the Hall of Remembrance, the tragic loss of Eric Ravilious, a Serb painter executed in a concentration camp, and more.
Two famous hay wains, Goya’s stone cart, horses and carts assisting a heavy steam crane in Paris, and carrying goods in the centre of New York in 1911.
Paintings of autumn from the early 20th century, by Jakub Schikaneder to Grant Wood.
More landscape views embedded in 19th and 20th century paintings, as a posthumous tribute to a colleague, or a context for a still life, perhaps.