Depictions of gods and goddesses, fantastic beasts and the heroes of Ancient Greece and Rome.
Cheating husbands and wives, and murderous heretics; images of guilt and retribution.
Begin your journey on a steam train in Paris and arrive by the calm waters of Canaletto’s Venice.
Colour as a medium of expression: van Gogh’s landscapes to Seurat’s scientific experimentations.
Compare the precision of the Dutch flower painters with the energy of van Gogh’s sunflowers.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.