The Pre-Raphaelites were symbolists who took realism to a level
that had not been seen before. The founders of the Pre-Raphaelite
Brotherhood were Millais, Hunt and Rossetti.
The story of impressionism from Corot to Cezanne. How the
revolutionary sentiment of France in 1848 gave the world a new artform
based on light and immediacy.
Baroque Art has its roots in the Counter-Reformation which was
launched by the Catholic Church to oppose the Protestant revolution.
It fostered great artists from Caracci to Murillo.