The great novelist and poet, author of Les Misérables and the Hunchback of Notre-Dame, also painted and drew over 4000 works. Here’s a small selection.
The story of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ has become something of a modern legend. Here are some of the paintings made of its story, before it obsessed early filmmakers.
Miners on strike in the Nord-Pas de Calais coalfield in 1880, a painting which may well have inspired Émile Zola to write his most popular novel, ‘Germinal’.