The changing face of fashion: van Dyck’s grand portraiture to Renoir’s fashionable Parisiennes.
The dangers of envy: Rubens’s jealous furies to Veronese’s depictions of jealousy provoked by deceit.
Our changing climate from wintry Dutch landscapes to the drama of Turner’s stormy seas.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.
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.