The changing face of fashion: van Dyck’s grand portraiture to Renoir’s fashionable Parisiennes.
The motherly love of the Madonna to the passion of Titian’s Bacchus, love in its many forms.
Our changing climate from wintry Dutch landscapes to the drama of Turner’s stormy seas.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.
Begin your journey on a steam train in Paris and arrive by the calm waters of Canaletto’s Venice.
Music, laughter and celebration from Dutch genre painting to Italian allegorical scenes.