Sir Calidore is the most courteous and mild-mannered of knights, and sets out on his quest to kill the Blatant Beast.
The curious legendary origin of a now vanished temple to Aesculapius on Tiber Island in Rome, shown in paintings and engravings.
God of medicine and the healing arts, he has several unusual myths and features, including a strange relationship with a snake when he was a child.
In 1885, it was Monet’s first test of his new method of painting the same motif in different light, weather and seasons. He later used this for his Grainstacks and Rouen Cathedral series.
Between Le Havre and Fécamp on the north coast of France is a spectacular chalk cliff. Here’s the story and its paintings prior to its fame.
Erotic prints, maritime history, gripping stories of the Arctic, a ‘problem picture’, and landscapes – a very eclectic artist indeed.
He went on two expeditions: one to Spitzbergen in 1839, the second to Brazil in the late 1850s. But which of his paintings are real, and which imagined?
Prince Arthur rescues Belge from a tyrannical giant with three bodies, and Artegall completes his quest by killing the giant who had been oppressing Irena.
Finance by the spoils of the Temple of Jerusalem, a place of suffering and death, and for oppression of Christians. Success out of excess.
Aglaea (representing splendor), Euphrosyne (mirth), and Thalia (good cheer), who together represent the better aspects of human nature, bit got Burne-Jones into trouble.