Once he has the Golden Fleece, Jason is pursued by Medea’s father. They make away in his ship the Argo, but he later abandons Medea, and everything goes wrong for them both.
Paintings of autumn from the early 20th century, by Jakub Schikaneder to Grant Wood.
Wonderful paintings by Reni, Fragonard, Evelyn De Morgan, Poussin, Rubens, and a very unusual late Fantin-Latour.
Easily confused with Artemis (Diana), her sign is the crescent moon, and her lover is Endymion, who despite sleeping forever, fathered her 50 daughters.
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.
Paintings from 1885 onwards, looking at women from Ovid’s ‘Heroides’, his ‘Metamorphoses’, women of Troy, and this unusual time series across the canvas.
One of the most prolific and accomplished narrative painters, of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Europe and North America.
Introduction to a series of articles looking at the work of some of the brilliant women artists who were associated with the movement.
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.