Examples from Gustave Moreau, Georges Clairin, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Paul Nash, Joseph Stella, and Nikolai Astrup.
Examples of surreal visual art from Bosch in about 1500, through Piranesi’s Imaginary Prison, Richard Dadd, to Félix Vallotton in 1892.
Highly original visual stories, of the Soldier of Marathon, Saint Francis of Assisi and the Wolf of Agubbio, plus illustrations for ‘Notre Dame de Paris’.
Sixteen extraordinary etchings from a really wild imagination, published in two editions during his lifetime. A founding inspiration to Gothic-Romantic and Surrealist art.
He made about 2,000 prints, overwhelmingly views of Roman ruins. They remain a reference for artists, archaeologists and antiquaries.
A member of the Seven & Five group, when it moved towards abstract art in 1934, she resigned to pursue her individual style.
The exhibition featured 360 collages, paintings and sculptures from 69 artists of 14 nations. It launched Surrealism in the UK.
Formed in January 1933 with the sculptor Henry Moore, it was crucial to British Surrealism and modern British art more generally.
Many of his last paintings were landscapes, made from earlier sketchbooks and studies, seen through the eye of the print-maker.
From 1907, he painted a series of mythological works, and increasingly turned to landscapes, some of which are most unusual, almost surreal.