Begin your journey on a steam train in Paris and arrive by the calm waters of Canaletto’s Venice.
Cheating husbands and wives, and murderous heretics; images of guilt and retribution.
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.
Depictions of gods and goddesses, fantastic beasts and the heroes of Ancient Greece and Rome.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.