Tragic queens, victorious leaders, epic battles: defining historical moments in world history.
Cheating husbands and wives, and murderous heretics; images of guilt and retribution.
Compare the precision of the Dutch flower painters with the energy of van Gogh’s sunflowers.
Self-indulgence and miserly greed, from Bacchanalian feasts to the miser’s gold coins.
Depictions of gods and goddesses, fantastic beasts and the heroes of Ancient Greece and Rome.
Géricault’s startled horse to Goya’s evil witches; representations of terror and fear.