Teachers' notes

These notes provide useful background information about paintings from the collection, with suggestions on how to use the paintings in the classroom.

Secondary teachers' notes 

'Michael Landy: Saints Alive'
Exhibition guide
Michael Landy teachers notes
An introduction to the exhibition for students and teachers
'Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present'
Exhibition guide
Seduced by Art Teachers' Notes
An introduction to the exhibition for teachers and students

Primary teachers' notes

‘Penelope with the Suitors’
Pintoricchio
Detail from Pintoricchio, ‘Penelope with the Suitors’, about 1509
'A Roman Triumph'
Peter Paul Rubens
Detail from Rubens, A Roman Triumph, about 1630
'An Autumn Landscape with a View of Het Steen'
Peter Paul Rubens
Peter Paul Rubens: 'A View of Het Steen in the Early Morning'
'Bacchus and Ariadne'
Titian
Titian: 'Bacchus and Ariadne'
'Bathers at Asnières'
Georges Seurat
Georges Seurat: 'Bathers at Asnières'
'Beach scene'
Degas
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas: 'Beach Scene'
'Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame'
François-Hubert Drouais
Detail form François-Hubert Drouais, Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame, 1763-4
'Mr and Mrs Andrews'
Thomas Gainsborough
Detail from Thomas Gainsborough, Mr and Mrs Andrews, about 1750
'Saint George and the Dragon'
Uccello
Paolo Uccello: 'Saint George and the Dragon'
'Saint Michael Triumphs over the Devil'
Bartolomé Bermejo
Bartolome Saint Michael triumphant over the Devil with the Donor Antonio Juan crop teachers notes
'Seaport with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba'
Claude
Claude: 'Seaport with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba'
'Still Life with Drinking-Horn'
Willem Kalf
Willem Kalf: 'Still Life with Drinking-Horn'
'The Ambassadors'
Holbein
Hans Holbein the Younger: 'The Ambassadors'
'The Castle of Muiden in Winter'
Beerstraaten
Jan Beerstraaten: 'The Castle of Muiden in Winter'
'The Family of Darius before Alexander'
Paolo Veronese
Paolo Veronese: 'The Family of Darius before Alexander'
'The Fighting Temeraire'
Joseph Mallord William Turner
Joseph Mallord William Turner: 'The Fighting Temeraire'
'The Graham Children'
Hogarth
William Hogarth: 'The Graham Children'
'The Hay Wain'
Constable
John Constable: 'The Hay Wain'
'The Marquise de Seignelay and Two of her Sons'
Mignard
Pierre Mignard: 'The Marquise de Seignelay and Two of her Sons'
'The Stonemason's Yard'
Canaletto
Canaletto, 'The Stonemason's Yard', about 1725
The Stuff of Life
Touring Partnership Exhibition
Notes to accompany the exhibition 'The Stuff of Life' that toured in 2005
'The Umbrellas'
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: 'The Umbrellas'
'The Water-Lily Pond'
Monet
Claude-Oscar Monet: 'The Water-Lily Pond'
'Tobias and the Angel'
Workshop of Verrocchio
Detail from Workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio: 'Tobias and the Angel', about 1470-80
'Two Boys and a Girl making Music'
Jan Molenaer
Jan Molenaer: 'Two Boys and a Girl making Music'