Begin your journey on a steam train in Paris and arrive by the calm waters of Canaletto’s Venice.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.
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.
Music, laughter and celebration from Dutch genre painting to Italian allegorical scenes.