Turpine’s final treachery, a lady whose conceit leads to an exacting punishment, Serena almost sacrificed and eaten, and Calidore falls in love.
Seldom painted, except in Bouguereau’s pair of paintings showing her mother Nyx and Hemera.
Churchyards and graveyards in the darker side of French history, in Egypt, and in deep countryside by the fjords of Norway.
Churchyards and graveyards in the art of William Hogarth, Caspar David Friedrich, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Louis Welden Hawkins, and others.
Trained in St Petersburg, he spent much of his career in Paris, where he designed stage sets and costumes for the Ballets Russes. But there was more to his art.
Perhaps the one and only expedition sponsored by an art collector, William Bradford sailed to Greenland in 1869, and based the rest of career on its images.
A woodsman rescues Calepine and Serena, Calepine rescues a baby from a bear then gives him away. Serena is helped by Prince Arthur, and Turpine is defeated.
Rome’s central and most enduring institution, it was the setting for the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BCE. What did it really look like though?
Little-known now, she was painted by Rubens (twice), Rembrandt (possibly), Lagrenée, and Jacek Malczewski.
Courbet’s late coastal views and waves, Cézanne’s Post-Impressionism and radical watercolours, Hodler’s sublime view over Lake Geneva, and Signac’s mixed media.