Flowers formed from pith paper captured the imagination of British society in the 19th century, sparking a search for the elusive ‘rice paper’ plant.
An innocent woman resists two sexual predators, only to face a trial that reveals their guilt.
Does the intelligent sea mammal, long associated with Venus, the goddess of love, offer a clue to a lost jewel of the Renaissance?
Even in a pastoral idyll, there is death.
Holbein the Younger’s image still startles 500 years after its creation.
Love conquers all in Botticelli’s sensuous mythological masterpiece.
A society portraitist who emigrated to Britain from Hungary found himself embroiled in a drama of divided loyalties during the First World War.
A warning is ignored and a city falls in El Greco’s lurid depiction.
A tale of female revenge, power and solidarity.
Holbein’s creative life during three decades of extraordinary political, religious and intellectual turbulence.