Pre-Raphaelites painted Morgan le Fay from Arthurian legend, and the Nabi Paul Ranson seemed fascinated by witches.
From a naked woman devouring novels, through a class of young Breton girls, to Berthe Morisot’s and Lovis Corinth’s women reading.
Response to Courbet’s ‘Burial at Ornans’, a curious work by Edvard Munch, and very disturbing thoughts about burial alive.
The story of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ has become something of a modern legend. Here are some of the paintings made of its story, before it obsessed early filmmakers.
Death, doctored oil paint, and the stuff of nightmares: images from near the European Parliament.