The National Gallery

At 15 Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun was painting the aristocracy, in her 20s she was the favored painter of Marie Antoinette, and by her 30s she was fleeing the French Revolution. Learn more about this…

"What attracted the Pre-Raphaelites to Alfred Tennyson’s poem ‘The Lady of Shalott’? And how did the convex mirror from van Eyck’s ‘Arnolfini Portrait’ come to play an essential role in their…