From Venus covering herself with her hair, to combing through the hair for nits and lice. Artists include Botticelli, Rossetti and Degas.
Rediscovering our iconology and visual tradition, starting with a Ship of Fools, Death and the Maiden, Truth coming out of her well, and the wings on angels.
The art of Thomas Eakins, Gustave Caillebotte, John Singer Sargent, Harriet Backer, Toulouse-Lautrec, Edvard Munch and others were enabled by Bonnat.
Well known from language, the scarlet woman should be easy to read in paintings. But all that is scarlet isn’t who you’d expect.
From 15 minutes to sketch a passing thunderstorm in oils, to more than a year for several masterworks of the 19th century.
More landscape views embedded in 19th and 20th century paintings, as a posthumous tribute to a colleague, or a context for a still life, perhaps.
Two by Edvard Munch, and by Lovis Corinth, Gabriel von Max with one of his monkeys, Egon Schiele with his family, the elderly Christian Krohg, and more.
The deathbed, hospital beds through the ages, and what we apparently get up to when we take a friend to bed.
Featuring paintings by Paul Helleu, Anita Rée, Anna Hills, Pierre Bonnard, Edvard Munch, Lovis Corinth and others.
More newsworthy paintings from Sisley, war artists including Henry Tonks, Edvard Munch, and court artists.