Between 1778 and 1815, many narrative painters painted stories from Ossian, based on myths claimed to have been discovered and collected by a Scottish poet, which could well be a hoax. Does it matter?
When did spiders and their webs first start appearing as motifs in paintings and prints? Who was the inspiration for Spider-Man?
Betrothed to Orestes, Hermione was forcibly removed and given to Pyrrhus. Later, Orestes murdered his mother. So why does Hermione appear in Harry Potter?
What does a painter do when the person who commissioned their portrait won’t pay, and demands the painting be withdrawn from show?