A symbol of the harvest with Ceres, a weapon for Bacchantes, the sign of the Divine Reaper Saturn, used by Iris to cut locks of hair, and for cutting the cereal crop.
history of painting
Among 15 works shown here are two of Sviatohirsk Monastery, destroyed by Bolsheviks after October Revolution of 1917, and shelled into ruins in 2022.
Queen Penelope and their son Telemachus were awaiting the return of Odysseus, whose ships ended up off the island of the Cyclops.
The curious story of the countess who rode naked through the city of Coventry to win its people a cut in taxes, and Wanda of Kraków.
Robin Hood, who robbed the bad to help the poor, and his colleagues William Tell, Oleksa Dovbush and Holger Danske.
Started training in 1815, first commission in 1819, set his sights on the Salon of 1822, and made his name with ‘The Barque of Dante’.
Neptune’s trident has three tines, while Pluto’s is a bident with only two. Or it could be a pitchfork. How to read them in paintings.
Optical principles are straightforward, but can become extremely complex in practice. Examples from Jan van Eyck to Hodler and Signac.
After training in Moscow and St Petersburg, he taught in Kyiv. Gained international acclaim at the Venice Biennale in 1928, but starved to death in the famine of 1946-47.
Paintings by Marie Spartali Stillman, Philip Wilson Steer, Paul Helleu, and William Dyce, and photography by Julia Margaret Cameron.