From the brilliant pioneer animal painter Paulus Potter to the short and intense star of Amedeo Modigliani, King Death shortened the art of far too many painters.
Primary task to milk cows by hand, also make possible the eradication of smallpox. Paintings by Rubens, Potter, Vermeer, Gainsborough and others.
Paintings of the Frog Prince and variants by Marianne Stokes, Kolo Moser, and Pierre Bonnard. Medea by Sandys and Waterhouse.
Concludes a history of the unicorn in paint, from travellers’ tales and Paulus Potter, through Gustave Moreau into the early 20th century.
Painted by Bosch, the animal painter Paulus Potter, Charles Le Brun, and others. Best known from Hannibal’s crossing of the Alps.
Some of the finest landscapes from the Golden Age, and a mystery which was long assumed to be a self-portrait. An influence on Boudin, hence Monet.
His meticulous paintings of farm animals transformed landscape practice, and created a new sub-genre.