Although known for his paintings of nudes, many of his subjects were fully-clothed, and most were powerful women who overcame adversity.
The very large Paris Salon of 1883 introduced the public and critics to a new and growing movement in painting. It wasn’t Impressionism or Post-Impressionism, though.
One of the first international superstars, she was an accomplished painter and sculptor herself. Here’s her life in portraits by her friends.
Exploring different verbal and visual accounts of the story of the murder of Astyanax during the fall of Troy.
With his Salon style and fascination in mediaeval history, did he make history painting history?
Tales of grisly executions, and failed experiments in updating storytelling in paintings.
Le Chevalier aux Fleurs (Musée d’Orsay) is not just frivolous chivalry and a bevy of Playboy bunnies. There is much more than that.