Travel by sea was hazardous. Here are paintings of shipwrecks from Tintoretto to the early 19th century, as an introduction to The Tempest.
The other half of the festival of Easter has been painted far less. Yet without Resurrection, Easter and all Christian belief would be worthless.
Looking at paintings of women doing their laundry in a landscape view in historical context.
Includes brilliant paintings of coastal storms by Vernet, Constable, JWM Turner, and Courbet.
Where land, sea, and sky meet. Sought-after and hugely popular in fine weather, the forces of nature are most obvious in storms. The cradle of Impressionism and more modern painting.
His rough and gestural style turned his dark tales into the stuff of nightmares.