Corot’s rural idylls, Turner’s sublime seascapes, and the faded grandeur of ancient Rome.
The dangers of envy: Rubens’s jealous furies to Veronese’s depictions of jealousy provoked by deceit.
Depictions of gods and goddesses, fantastic beasts and the heroes of Ancient Greece and Rome.
Cheating husbands and wives, and murderous heretics; images of guilt and retribution.
Our changing climate from wintry Dutch landscapes to the drama of Turner’s stormy seas.
Colour as a medium of expression: van Gogh’s landscapes to Seurat’s scientific experimentations.