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Royalty

Charles I, Anthony van Dyck

Charles I

Anthony van Dyck, 1635-1636
Charles IV of Spain and His Family, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Charles IV of Spain and His Family

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1800-1801
Charles Louis, Elector Palatine, Anthony van Dyck

Charles Louis, Elector Palatine

Anthony van Dyck, 1637
Clemency of Napoleon, Marguerite Gérard

Clemency of Napoleon

Marguerite Gérard, 1806
Elector Clemens Augustus of Cologne, Rosalba Carriera

Elector Clemens Augustus of Cologne

Rosalba Carriera, 1727
Fairy Tale, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

Fairy Tale

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1909
Head of a King, Kingdom of Benin

Head of a King

c. 1800-1900
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings, Bichitr

Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings

Bichitr, 1615-1618
King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid, Edward Burne-Jones

King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid

Edward Burne-Jones, 1880-1884
Louis XV of France as Dauphin, Rosalba Carriera

Louis XV of France as Dauphin

Rosalba Carriera, 1720-1721
Marie-Antoinette with the Rose, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Marie-Antoinette with the Rose

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1783
Musicians playing a Raga for Balwant Dev Singh during the Rainy Season, The Family of Nainsukh

Musicians playing a Raga for Balwant Dev Singh during the Rainy Season

The Family of Nainsukh, 1745-1750
Portrait of Consort Chunhui, Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧

Portrait of Consort Chunhui

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧, 1760
Portrait of Maximilian I, Albrecht Dürer

Portrait of Maximilian I

Albrecht Dürer, 1519
Portraits of Emperor Qianlong, the Empress, and Eleven Imperial Consorts, Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧

Portraits of Emperor Qianlong, the Empress, and Eleven Imperial Consorts

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧, 1736-1770
Return Voyage No.2, Leonor Fini

Return Voyage No.2

Leonor Fini, 1985
Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan, Bichitr

Shah Jahan with Asaf Khan

Bichitr, 1640
Shah-Jahan receives his three eldest sons and Asaf Khan during his accession ceremonies, Bichitr

Shah-Jahan receives his three eldest sons and Asaf Khan during his accession ceremonies

Bichitr, 1630-1657
Statue of Gudea, Mesopotamia

Statue of Gudea

2090 BCE
Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Khan Hunting with a Hawk, Farrukh Beg

Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II Khan Hunting with a Hawk

Farrukh Beg, 1590-1595
The Queen and the Page, Marianne Stokes

The Queen and the Page

Marianne Stokes, c. 1896

The gods have given him health, victory and power, and all other good things, and he and his children shall retain the kingship for all time.

The Rosetta Stone, Translation of the Greek Section

196 BCE
The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon, Lavinia Fontana

The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon

Lavinia Fontana, 1600
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Military, Politics

Military

Political Works, Politics

Political Works

Propaganda, Politics

Propaganda

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