A visit to Rome, in the paintings of Valenciennes, Turner, Paul Bril, Gérôme, and others, and a little history of landscape painting.
More leaf-peeping, from Tina Blau and Monet’s poplars on the River Epte, to Paul Nash’s eerie Wittenham Clumps under the moon’s last phase.
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.
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.
Paintings of trees in their magnificent autumn colours by Millais, Inness, Monet, Homer, Pissarro, Tom Thomson, Paul Nash, and more.
A fascinating and eclectic year in art, as the Masters of the 19th century handed over to the tigers of the 20th.
If you thought that Klimt was the only important Austrian painter of the 1800s, look here: more radical than even French artists.