Too many prostitutes and too much absinth.
A butcher's son swept off his feet by a renaissance master.
Love animals, wear pants, live without compromise.
Widowed mother of four leaves Russia for Paris.
Virtuoso painter, political chameleon, complete jerk.
The first art historian.
The peasant life is the humanist ideal
Genius dead at 28.
Ritual artifacts and standing stones from the foggy years before written history
The invention of written language to the fall of the Roman Empire.
The fall of classical culture leads to feudalism and gothic religion
Trans-continental travel open art to global influence
The invention of the portable paint tube sends artists outside
Two world wars and the rejection of tradition — it's all a blur after this