In Wreckers Coast of Northumberland, we see J.M.W. Turner's 1836 fascination with the sublime turmoil of the sky and the sea.
Calais Pier by artist J.M.W. Turner is a perfect example of what art critic of the time John Ruskin called his “colossal power”
The French Queen Marie Antoinette and her Children are shown to us by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun as an attempt to recoup her reputation.
Here in May Morning on Magdalen Tower by William Holman Hunt we see choristers singing in the rosy light of a summer’s early morning
This is Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Pre-Raphaelite vision of Lady Lilith, Adam’s wife before Eve and a symbol of malevolence and vanity.
Pieter Aertsen was a Dutch painter who often linked his scenes to biblical stories which is the likely subject of The Vegetable Seller
J.M.W. Turner's Shade and DarknessThe Evening of the Deluge is companion to Light and Colour where Moses is shown writing the Book of Genesis
The Girl on the Rock in Sorrento (Fanciulla sulla roccia a Sorrento) is an 1871 realist painting by Italian Barbizon artist Filippo Palizzi.
Prominent Pre-Raphaelite artist William Holman Hunt began Christ and the Two Marys in the 1840s but it was not completed for five decades.
Ludwig Deutsch was an Austrian painter working in Paris in the tradition of Orientalism which The Sahlab Vendor, Cairo is a great example of.
Lucas van Leyden was one of the earliest exponents of genre scenes or scenes from everyday life and Card Players is a typical example of this
In Auguste Toulmouche's Vanity, we see a girl rapt in a moment of self-adoration as a modern female Narcissus kisses her reflection.
Leaving the Port of Saint-Tropez is one of Post-Impressionist Paul Signac's signature works in the pointillist style of colored dots
Lady at the Tea Table has a monumental quality as the quiet but broad figure of Mary Dickinson Riddle, Mary Cassatt’s mother’s cousin
Alfred Sisley uses muted colors here in The Slopes of Bougival of an overcast day, which dampens the colors of the vegetation.
Walter Withers painted this scene of Tranquil Winter in 1895, two years after he arrived in Australia from his native England.
Frédéric Bazille paints a view of the village with a girl looking out at us, seated on a ledge that is shrouded by a dark overhanging tree.
Franz Marc was heavily influenced by Cubism and his shapes in The Little Monkey from 1912 adopt its fractured forms
German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Elder's Hunt in Honour of Charles V at the Castle of Torgau from 1544.
Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens paints in 1615 Diana Presenting the Catch to Pan is taking from Greek mythology.