Adam to Zacharias, events of the Old and New Testaments throughout the history of painting.
Géricault’s startled horse to Goya’s evil witches; representations of terror and fear.
Corot’s rural idylls, Turner’s sublime seascapes, and the faded grandeur of ancient Rome.
Music, laughter and celebration from Dutch genre painting to Italian allegorical scenes.
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.