The short conclusion to the house of Cadmus is touching, doubly transformative, and painted by a single artist.
Princess, sorceress, seductress, wife, mother, and vengeful filicide – one of the most complex characters to paint. Known from her letter in Heroides, and a lost work by Ovid.
Three stories in a single telling, about Helios/Sol, the personification of the Sun. His role in the adultery of Venus and Mars, and his two lovers and their bitter rivalry.
A puzzling painting of a lone woman, wrestling with inner turmoil; a trap laid by a dying Centaur; a king with a thing for Hercules, and his promotion to being a saint.
His early paintings were narrative and highly original. From the 1870s they changed, becoming more Aesthetic.
Unconventional treatments of popular stories, spiritual pain during the First World War, a touch of Blake, and woman murdering woman. Powerful paintings.
A brilliant woman painter, spiritualist, pacifist, and feminist, this tells of her remarkable life, art, and narrative.