The only panel surviving from a triptych. An original composition and almost personal involvement of the viewer.
What do Bosch’s many owls signify? Wisdom, night, or something more sinister?
Known exclusively for his illustrations, Doré painted many large works in oils. He was a master story-teller in those too.
This is a monumental, meticulous, and insightful account of Palmer’s life and work. It merits a wide readership.
A short overview of each of the eleven painters and paintings featured so far in the series ‘Favourite Paintings’, forming a concise history of painting from 1400 to 1914.
This watercolour landscape would not look out of place alongside the works of Turner and other masters 300 years later. It is one of many pioneering works by the versatile genius of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Dürer.