Oil on canvas painting by Laura Knight, portraying a group of people – mainly women – launching a barrage balloon.
A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery is a 1766 painting by Joseph Wright of Derby, depicting a lecturer giving a demonstration of an orrery.
An oil-on-oak painting undertaken between 1608 and 1609 by the Dutch artist Hendrick Avercamp (1585–1634).
Allegory of Fortune, sometimes also named La Fortuna, is an oil painting on canvas that was created around 1658 or 1659 by the Italian baroque painter Salvator Rosa, which caused uproar when first exhibited publicly and almost got the painter jailed and excommunicated.
Chiaroscuro, literally light-dark in Italian, is a technique used in the visual arts that makes use of light and shadow to define three-dimensional objects and surfaces.
Circe is the title given to two oil on canvas sketches by the English artist John William Waterhouse; he worked on both during the final years of his career from 1911 to 1914.
Circe Invidiosa is a painting by John William Waterhouse completed in 1892. It is his second depiction of the Greek mythological character, Circe.
An oil painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style by John William Waterhouse, created in 1891.
Cymon and Iphigenia is an undated oil on canvas painting by the English artist Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton.
A fancy picture is an 18th-century genre of painting, characteristically portraying an individual or group of individuals engaged in some everyday pursuit.
Hermia and Lysander is a watercolour painting created in 1870 by British illustrator and miniature portrait painter John Simmons.
Hylas and the Nymphs is a painting by the English artist John William Waterhouse, exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 1897. It shows the Greek hero Hylas being enticed to his death into a pool of water by a group of nymphs.
Lady Agnew of Lochnaw is an oil on canvas portrait by the Florence-born artist John Singer Sargent. Commissioned by Sir Andrew Noel Agnew, 9th Baronet of Lochnaw Castle in Wigtownshire, the work was completed in six sittings during 1892.
Oil painting by John William Waterhouse
Mrs Richard Brinsley Sheridan is an oil on canvas portrait by the English artist Thomas Gainsborough, a close friend of the Linleys. It depicts Elizabeth Ann after her marriage to Sheridan.
Series of three paintings by John William Waterhouse, reflecting his interpretation of Ophelia, a character from Shakespeare’s Hamlet
An oil on canvas painting by the English artist John William Waterhouse, commissioned by the Aberdeen Art Gallery and completed in 1912.
An oil on canvas painting by the English artist William Etty, first exhibited in 1853.
Painting by John William Waterhouse
The Alchymist is an oil painting by Joseph Wright of Derby, first exhibited in 1771.
The Crystal Ball (1902) is an oil painting by John William Waterhouse.
Oil on canvas painting by John William Waterhouse exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1906.
Oil painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The Ghost of a Flea is one of William Blake’s strangest and most bizarre works.
Oil painting by English artist John William Waterhouse; the first in his trilogy featuring The Lady of Shalott
The Magic Circle (1886) is an oil painting by John William Waterhouse, one of his earliest depictions of a classical sorceress.
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The Nightmare is an oil painting by Henry Fuseli, depicting an ape-like incubus crouching on a sleeping woman. It was first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1782.
The Quarrel of Oberon and Titania is an oil on canvas painting by the Scottish artist Sir Joseph Noel Paton.
Painting by John William Waterhouse
Victorian painting refers to the distinctive styles of painting in the United Kingdom during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
Yard with Lunatics is a small oil-on-tinplate painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya, produced between 1793 and 1794.