Benjamin West's Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky depicts his namesake looking to the heavens in a dramatic scene.
John Reinhard Weguelin was known for his mythological and historical subjects which can be seen in The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat.
John Reinhard Weguelin's 1900 painting The Mermaid of Zennor is taken from a Cornish folk tale about a man running away with a mermaid.
Gainsborough Dupont paints Henry Fiennes Pelham Clinton with an expression of stern authority in this Neoclassical work.
Jacques-Louis David's portrait of Anne-Marie-Louise Thélusson, Countess of Sorcy was painted in 1790 at the begining of the French Revolution