Tragic queens, victorious leaders, epic battles: defining historical moments in world history.
Self-indulgence and miserly greed, from Bacchanalian feasts to the miser’s gold coins.
Everyday chores and pastimes, from Dutch maids to the spectacle of the Spanish bullfight.
Colour as a medium of expression: van Gogh’s landscapes to Seurat’s scientific experimentations.
Adam to Zacharias, events of the Old and New Testaments throughout the history of painting.
Music, laughter and celebration from Dutch genre painting to Italian allegorical scenes.