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An oil on canvas painting by the English artist William Etty, first exhibited in 1853.
An oil-on-oak painting undertaken between 1608 and 1609 by the Dutch artist Hendrick Avercamp (1585–1634).
Oil on canvas painting by Laura Knight, portraying a group of people – mainly women – launching a barrage balloon.
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.
Yard with Lunatics is a small oil-on-tinplate painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya, produced between 1793 and 1794.
The Alchymist is an oil painting by Joseph Wright of Derby, first exhibited in 1771.
A fancy picture is an 18th-century genre of painting, characteristically portraying an individual or group of individuals engaged in some everyday pursuit.
A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery is a 1766 painting by Joseph Wright of Derby, depicting a lecturer giving a demonstration of an orrery.
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.