From Aesculapius to Zeus, key features of each of the major male deities in classical myths, and links to individual articles here.
Humorous paintings of animals and children, and well-known stories such as Salome, and Don Quixote, leading to an inspiration for Surrealists.
Churchyards and graveyards in the darker side of French history, in Egypt, and in deep countryside by the fjords of Norway.
More modern landscapes by Paul Nash, Anna Hills, Lesser Ury, Lovis Corinth, Pierre Bonnard, Emily Carr, and Joseph Stella’s Cubist masterpiece.
Long popular in Germany, Christmas trees spread across Europe and North America in the 19th century. Some seasonal paintings.
Featuring paintings by Paul Helleu, Anita Rée, Anna Hills, Pierre Bonnard, Edvard Munch, Lovis Corinth and others.
From a naked woman devouring novels, through a class of young Breton girls, to Berthe Morisot’s and Lovis Corinth’s women reading.
From bizarre origins as his mother was consumed by fire, and he completed gestation in Zeus’ thigh, to his marriage to Ariadne on the island of Naxos.
Although painting and sculpture are closely allied, it’s curious to depict sculpture in painting. Examples range from early grisailles to ribald depictions of the Roman god Priapus.
The popular parable from the Gospel of Luke, told in paintings from the 17th century, including Rubens, Rembrandt, and Murillo.