The changing face of fashion: van Dyck’s grand portraiture to Renoir’s fashionable Parisiennes.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.
Our changing climate from wintry Dutch landscapes to the drama of Turner’s stormy seas.
Music, laughter and celebration from Dutch genre painting to Italian allegorical scenes.
Compare the precision of the Dutch flower painters with the energy of van Gogh’s sunflowers.
Colour as a medium of expression: van Gogh’s landscapes to Seurat’s scientific experimentations.