Art History

Romanticism rising from the rubble

En route back to childhood at the Wallace Collection

The author of a new novel about the Mona Lisa explores the history of the world’s most famous painting

For decades, Carl Fabergé cast his spell over Russia and beyond

The Wallace Collection’s Frans Hals exhibition shows the artist at his best

The National Gallery has surpassed itself, with a little help from its friends

The promise of John-Paul Stonard’s Creation is poisoned by a revisionist agenda

Alexander Adams delves into two new books that examine the art theft of occupying armies in two different ages

A beautiful and unusual book can lift the spirits of even the most jaded reviewer

Mark Alan Hewitt’s book is a welcome breath of sound common sense in a field where expensive insanity seems to have ruled the roost for far too long