Paintings of the death of Ophelia from 1889 to 1910, including works by Waterhouse, Odilon Redon, and others.
From Robert Nanteuil’s first pastel portraits in the 1660s to Ants Laikmaa in 1929, a history of the greatest pastel painters and links to articles about individual artists.
Paints using glue as their binder were revived by Pierre Bonnard, the Nabis and Odilon Redon in the late 19th century, with startling results.
He didn’t paint much in pastels until he was in his fifties, but for the last 20 years of his life he made many highly original works in their pure colour.
Twelve years earlier, the real Duke of Milan was abandoned with his young daughter in a small boat. When he is able to bring his usurper to face his revenge, this is what happens.
One of the famous painted narratives, Oedipus and the Sphinx proves an exception to all rules, but is glossed over in discussion of the literary narrative.
From eccentric trompes l’oeil through a laid-up meal table to the domestics of Pierre Bonnard, still life painting was very much alive in the early 20th century.
Seashells appear in Turner’s myths, Dyce’s fresco for Queen Victoria, twice in Elihu Vedder’s work, and in Odilon Redon’s. And a story from Rubens about seashells and colour.
Son of Zeus and Leto, he has broad responsibilities from archery to prophecy. Popular in paintings, examples from Raphael, Moreau, and others masters.
Classical expectations are reinforced in the Bible, but clearly fade by New Testament times, when Jesus uses attitudes towards Samaritans in his teaching. By the 19th century, hospitality has been lost.