First in a new series looking at Renaissance painting from Italy, centred on Florence, shows some of the masterpieces of the ‘gap’ before the Gothic.
As a surveyor and civil engineer, he was more familiar with the inside of a tent than an office. Paintings of Malaya, Singapore and New Zealand.
Two additional cantos from a 7th book not published until after Spenser’s death. They tell of a battle between change and the gods: does change rule us all?
An exotic import until the Romans enlisted her support against the Carthaginians, her chariot is drawn by a lion and lioness – who desecrated an old shrine.
In the last quarter of the 19th century, steam trains and ships moved artists around, playing an important role in introducing masters to the south of France.
In the 1870s, Manet and Monet introduced steam trains to the world of art. At the Salon, they were met with ridicule, but became an important theme in Impressionism.
At the start of the 19th century, industrial power came from wind and water. Within forty years, steam power was taking over. How quickly did Turner respond to this revolution?
Sketches and watercolour paintings of the Pacific Coast of the Americas, from Vancouver Island to Tierra del Fuego.
Named after the artist and poet, he was precious, and went on to be a very successful portraitist. Here some of his narrative and other works.
Coridon is proven to be cowardly, when Sir Calidore saves Pastorella from a tiger. She’s taken captive by brigands, and her true identity revealed.