A collection of the finest paintings of the Nativity, from 1263 to the 20th century – all innovative, and some unique.
A selection of paintings by Memling, Bosch, Blake, Tissot, Corinth, and others to mark Easter.
A look back at some of the series and some surprises which you might have missed over the last year.
Marching armies, a merry-go-round of angels, and a unique ‘springing’ Jesus: four extraordinary paintings from three geniuses of art.
The ‘divine whirlwind’ seems distinctive of Blake. This traces its origin, and his development of this visionary image.
The advent of wet-in-wet, canvas supports, fewer layers, impasto, and visible brushstrokes.
Some of Bosch’s original visual inventions have long outlived him. This is the story of how a hat used to persecute Jews has become a symbol of magic and wizardry.
To mark the 500th anniversary of his memorial service, a collection of his unique owls.
We don’t even know what day he died, but 500 years ago on 9 August 1516, his life was commemorated by family and friends at a memorial mass.
Probably the latest painting of his to have survived, its rich and rollicking detail make it a great masterpiece.