Christine Riding

Hogarth’s London: Satire and the Street

Christine Riding looks at William Hogarth’s particular view of the street life of 18th-century London, and at what his interpretation presents in comparison with the artistic offerings of his Continental competitors.

The Medusa Shipwreck

British reaction to the French tragedy at sea immortalised in Géricault’s masterpiece The Raft of the Medusa.