Oil painting by Joshua Reynolds, illustrating a scene from Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Part II.
Oil painting by Henry Fuseli, illustrating a passage from John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost.
Oil painting by John Collier (1850–1934), depicting a priestess at the Oracle of Delphi.
Oil painting by the English artist John Constable, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1829.
Painting by John William Waterhouse, completed in 1900,now in the collection of the Royal Academy of Arts.
Oil painting by John William Waterhouse, showing a priestess using a mummified head, a tephra, as an oracle.
Painting by the Italian Baroque artist Salvator Rosa, completed in about 1646.
Opaque watercolour in which the pigments are bound together by glue.
Painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, in which a couple in medieval costume are confronted by their doubles.
Term applied to any paint in which the pigment is dissolved in water and mixed with an organic gum or glue.