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.
Everyday chores and pastimes, from Dutch maids to the spectacle of the Spanish bullfight.
Self-indulgence and miserly greed, from Bacchanalian feasts to the miser’s gold coins.
Tragic queens, victorious leaders, epic battles: defining historical moments in world history.
The dangers of envy: Rubens’s jealous furies to Veronese’s depictions of jealousy provoked by deceit.