When was the sport of badminton first played? These early paintings, including William Blake’s ‘The Fly’, look promising but show a children’s game instead.
More newsworthy paintings from Sisley, war artists including Henry Tonks, Edvard Munch, and court artists.
Increasingly popular during the 19th century, the Alhambra was painted by von Lenbach, Regnault, Childe Hassam, Australian Tom Roberts, and others.
Aristides the Just, who was a general at the Battle of Marathon, but refused to line his pockets from the public purse.
The remarkable satirical paintings of courts and lawyers by Forain, and modern court artists.
Scotland’s Highlands and Islands have some of the finest scenery and views in the world. Here’s a selection of its landscapes painted by Scottish painters, from Nasmyth to Peploe.
With his many different styles and genres, from sketchy post-Impressionism to his mature Precisionism, he was nothing if not versatile and varied.