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Allegory

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, 1545
The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri

1320
An Allegory with Venus and Cupid

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid

Agnolo Bronzino1545
Descent of Christ Into Limbo

Descent of Christ Into Limbo

Agnolo Bronzino1552
Glory

Glory

Titian1551-1554
Jacob's Dream

Jacob's Dream

Giorgio Vasari1557-1558
Allegory of Time Governed by Prudence

Allegory of Time Governed by Prudence

Titian1550-1565
Spain Succouring Religion

Spain Succouring Religion

Titian1575
The Last Judgement

The Last Judgement

Giorgio Vasari1572-1579
The Four Continents

The Four Continents

Peter Paul Rubens1612-1615
Rachel Wriothesley, Countess of Southampton as Fortune

Rachel Wriothesley, Countess of Southampton as Fortune

Anthony van Dyck1630
An Allegory of Virtue

An Allegory of Virtue

Elisabetta Sirani1657
An Allegory of Fame

An Allegory of Fame

Elisabetta Sirani1657
Woman Holding a Balance

Woman Holding a Balance

Johannes Vermeer1662-1663
Allegory of the Catholic Faith

Allegory of the Catholic Faith

Johannes Vermeer1670-1672
Allegory of the Planets and Continents

Allegory of the Planets and Continents

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo1752
Female Allegory

Female Allegory

Angelica Kauffmann1780
The Night of Enitharmon’s Joy

The Night of Enitharmon’s Joy

William Blake1795
Visions of the Daughters of Albion (Plate 4)

Visions of the Daughters of Albion (Plate 4)

William Blake1795
Pity

Pity

William Blake1795
The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters

The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes1799
The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun

The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun

William Blake1803
Angel of the Revelation

Angel of the Revelation

William Blake1803-1805
Sappho and Phaon

Sappho and Phaon

Jacques-Louis David1809
The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun

The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun

William Blake1805-1810
The Sun at his Eastern Gate

The Sun at his Eastern Gate

William Blake1816-1820
Beatrice Addressing Dante from the Car

Beatrice Addressing Dante from the Car

William Blake1824-1827
Peaceable Kingdom with Quakers Bearing Banners

Peaceable Kingdom with Quakers Bearing Banners

Edward Hicks1829-1830
Liberty Leading the People

Liberty Leading the People

Eugène Delacroix1830
The Titan's Goblet

The Titan's Goblet

Thomas Cole1833
The Course of Empire 1: The Savage State

The Course of Empire 1: The Savage State

Thomas Cole1834
The Course of Empire 2: The Pastoral State

The Course of Empire 2: The Pastoral State

Thomas Cole1834
The Course of Empire 4: Destruction

The Course of Empire 4: Destruction

Thomas Cole1836
The Course of Empire 3: The Consummation of Empire

The Course of Empire 3: The Consummation of Empire

Thomas Cole1835-1836
The Voyage of Life: Old Age

The Voyage of Life: Old Age

Thomas Cole1842
The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things

The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things

Hieronymus Bosch1845
The Painter's Studio

The Painter's Studio

Gustave Courbet1855
Paradiso, Canto 34

Paradiso, Canto 34

Gustave Doré1868
Night and Sleep

Night and Sleep

Evelyn De Morgan1878
The Angel of Death

The Angel of Death

Evelyn De Morgan1881
Ahasuerus at the End of the World

Ahasuerus at the End of the World

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl1888
The Shepherdess (Monumental Conception of Humanity)

The Shepherdess (Monumental Conception of Humanity)

Matthijs Maris1887-1892
The Garden of Opportunity

The Garden of Opportunity

Evelyn De Morgan1892
The Scream - 1893

The Scream - 1893

Edvard Munch1893
The Scream

The Scream

Edvard Munch1895
Music 1

Music 1

Gustav Klimt1895
Pictorial Quilt

Pictorial Quilt

Harriet Powers1895-1898
The Storm Spirits

The Storm Spirits

Evelyn De Morgan1900
Our Lady of Peace

Our Lady of Peace

Evelyn De Morgan1902
The Three Ages of Woman

The Three Ages of Woman

Gustav Klimt1905
The Prisoner

The Prisoner

Evelyn De Morgan1907
The Kiss

The Kiss

Gustav Klimt1907-1908
The Path

The Path

Romaine Brooks1911
A Tree in Late Autumn

A Tree in Late Autumn

Egon Schiele1911
The Song of Love

The Song of Love

Giorgio de Chirico1914
The Philosopher's Conquest

The Philosopher's Conquest

Giorgio de Chirico1914
The Vision

The Vision

Evelyn De Morgan1914
Death and Life

Death and Life

Gustav Klimt1910-1915
Vanished Illusions (Grief)

Vanished Illusions (Grief)

Matthijs Maris1900-1917
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Gustav Klimt1917-1918
The Terrible Games

The Terrible Games

Giorgio de Chirico1925
Portrait of Luther Burbank

Portrait of Luther Burbank

Frida Kahlo1931
Self-Portrait on the Border Line Between Mexico and the United States

Self-Portrait on the Border Line Between Mexico and the United States

Frida Kahlo1932
The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son

Giorgio de Chirico1965