From Tivoli, near Rome, in 1757, through the Alps with Wolf and Turner, to remote Albania as seen by Edward Lear, artist and poet.
One of the most frequently painted of the classical deities, this is out of all proportion to her tiny role in the pantheon. From Ricci to Waterhouse.
Scenes from Perseus and Andromeda, and Orlando Furioso, by Veronese, Moreau, Burne-Jones, Vallotton and others.
In the more southern parts of Europe, the tree most strongly associated with churchyards and graveyards, representing grief.
Some of the greatest figurative artists including Botticelli, Titian, Poussin, Boucher, Ingres, Moreau, and Joseph Stella.
The apogee of the Symbolist Movement in France was run by its self-appointed high priest, Joséphin Péladan. A selection of paintings from its early years to 1894.
Orlando discovers that Angelica has already married, and goes mad. Paintings by Delacroix, Böcklin, frescoes and Doré’s prints.
Summary of the plot in the first half of Ariosto’s epic, with links to detailed accounts, and paintings by Delacroix, Rubens, Böcklin, Ingres and others.
Bad girls whose beautiful voices lured sailors to their deaths, so that the women could eat them. Paintings by Etty, Moreau, Waterhouse, Rae, Nash and others.
A pupil of Hans Gude, he stopped painting for over 10 years. When he resumed, he painted unusual landscapes, peaking in a Symbolist masterpiece of the apocalypse.