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Dutch artists, such as Abraham Bloemaert, often set their biblical paintings in 17th-century Netherlands. Which story from the Bible is depicted in this work?
The Good Samaritan
The story of Joseph
The Prodigal Son
The story of Jacob and Esau
Kenilworth Castle, depicted here by Victorian landscape artist Thomas Baker, was the home of which famous Elizabethan courtier?
Sir Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
Sir Walter Raleigh
William Cecil, Lord Burghley
Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
Lucy Kemp-Welch was renowned for her paintings of horses, especially during the first world war. She also produced illustrations for which famous children’s book?
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold
The Horse and His Boy by CS Lewis
The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
George Leslie Hunter (1877-1931) was a member of which group of modern artists?
The Scottish Colourists
The Bloomsbury Group
This painting by LS Lowry has a secret. Can you guess what it is?
Lowry included an image of himself in the painting
Lowry painted this image over a work by a different artist
Lowry made another painting on the back of the wooden panel
Lowry wrote a private message on the painting
Dr Henry Jephson, seen here, attracted many famous people to Leamington to take the waters in the early 19th century. Dr Jephson’s regimen included a plain diet and plenty of exercise. One patient wrote of ‘such a regimen suddenly enforced on my luxurious life'. Who was it?
In this painting after Caspar Netscher (1639-1684), a doctor is visiting a young woman. What substance is he looking at in the glass flask?
Frederick Cayley Robinson’s (1862-1927) work was strongly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, so much so that he followed their example of painting with tempera. To make tempera, you mix which ingredient with paint pigments?
1:C - Bloemaert has hidden the prodigal son in the background, kneeling in a pigsty. Having squandered his fortune, the son repents and decides to return home to his family, who accept him with open arms. Image: The Prodigal Son, 1615, Abraham Bloemaert, Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 2:A - Thomas Baker (1809-1869) was renowned for his paintings of the Midlands, earning him the nickname 'Baker of Leamington'. Kenilworth Castle, shown here, once belonged to Queen Elizabeth I’s rumoured lover, Sir Robert Dudley. He made many architectural changes to the castle to impress Elizabeth on her visits. Image: Lord Leycester Tower, Kenilworth Castle, 1862, Thomas Baker. Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 3:A - Lucy Kemp-Welch (1869-1958) produced the illustrations for the 1915 edition of Sewell’s much-loved classic. Kemp-Welch produced a number of paintings documenting the role of horses in the first world war, as well as for army recruitment posters. Image: Winter’s White Silence, 1923-1924, Lucy Elizabeth Kemp-Welch © David Messum. Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 4:A - Leslie Hunter (1877-1931) was one of the four key members of the Scottish Colourist movement alongside Francis Cadell, John Duncan Fergusson and Samuel Peploe. The group’s work was highly influenced by the colourful paintings by French artists such as Cézanne and Matisse. Image: Tulips, 19th-20th century, George Leslie Hunter, Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 5:C - Lowry’s (1887-1976) painting The Mission Room has a painting of a Salford industrial scene on the reverse of the wood panel. It is an earlier version of two Lowry works, A Town Square, 1928, and Our Town, 1941. This demonstrates Lowry’s links with the French art scene in this period. Image: The Mission Room, 1937, Laurence Stephen Lowry ©The Estate of LS Lowry. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020. Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 6:B - Ruskin consulted Dr Jephson in 1841 for treatment for consumption. He describes having to take the waters twice a day and consume a diet of fish and meat, but fruit and vegetables were not allowed. Image: Henry Jephson, 1865, William Gill (active 1826-1871), Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 7:C - The subject of the 'water doctor' was common in Dutch paintings from the 17th century. These often contain mocking or moralistic allusions. Here the young girl may in fact be pregnant, with the servant looking surreptitiously at the bed and the doctor checking her pulse for love sickness. Image: A Visit from the Doctor, 1775-1800, (after) Caspar Netscher, Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 8:C - The Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood and their followers often painted in tempera to match the bright colours found in paintings by such medieval and Renaissance artists as Raphael. Image: The Farewell, 1907, Frederick Cayley Robinson, Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum., 9:, 10:
6 and above.
No egg yolk on your face!
3 and above.
I think we need to check your urine!
0 and above.
You'll end up in the dungeon!