Tragic queens, victorious leaders, epic battles: defining historical moments in world history.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.
Compare the precision of the Dutch flower painters with the energy of van Gogh’s sunflowers.
Self-indulgence and miserly greed, from Bacchanalian feasts to the miser’s gold coins.
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.