Obelisk Art History
Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles, Maria Sibylla Merian

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702 – 1703

Turk's Cap Lily, Maria Sibylla Merian

Turk's Cap Lily Maria Sibylla Merian, 1705

Allegories of Four Continents, Africa, Rosalba Carriera

Allegories of Four Continents, Africa Rosalba Carriera, 1712

Still Life with Flowers on a Marble Tabletop, Rachel Ruysch

Still Life with Flowers on a Marble Tabletop Rachel Ruysch, 1716

The Love Song, Jean-Antoine Watteau

The Love Song Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1717

Cronus Devouring his Child, Giulia Lama

Cronus Devouring his Child Giulia Lama, 1720

Piazza San Marco, Canaletto

Piazza San Marco Canaletto, 1720

The Halt during the Chase, Jean-Antoine Watteau

The Halt during the Chase Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1718 – 1720

Louis XV of France as Dauphin, Rosalba Carriera

Louis XV of France as Dauphin Rosalba Carriera, 1720 – 1721

Kangxi period lingbi scholar's stone, Qing Dynasty

Kangxi period lingbi scholar's stone 1662 – 1722

The Grand Canal from San Vio, Venice, Canaletto

The Grand Canal from San Vio, Venice Canaletto, 1723 – 1724

The Piazza San Marco in Venice, Canaletto

The Piazza San Marco in Venice Canaletto, 1723 – 1724

Elector Clemens Augustus of Cologne, Rosalba Carriera

Elector Clemens Augustus of Cologne Rosalba Carriera, 1727

One Hundred Horses, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 1, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 1 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 2, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 2 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 3, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 3 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 4, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 4 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 5, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 5 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

Still Life With Cat and Fish, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

Still Life With Cat and Fish Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, 1728

Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job, Giulia Lama

Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job Giulia Lama, 1730

Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams, Giulia Lama

Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams Giulia Lama, 1730

Judith and Holofernes, Giulia Lama

Judith and Holofernes Giulia Lama, 1730

The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice, Canaletto

The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice Canaletto, 1730

Self-Portrait as "Winter", Rosalba Carriera

Self-Portrait as "Winter" Rosalba Carriera, 1730 – 1731

A Harlot's Progress Plate 1, William Hogarth

A Harlot's Progress Plate 1 William Hogarth, 1732

General View of Mt. Geumgang, Jeong Seon

General View of Mt. Geumgang Jeong Seon, 1734

Soap Bubbles, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

Soap Bubbles Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, 1733 – 1734

Self Portrait, William Hogarth

Self Portrait William Hogarth, 1735

Portrait of Pisana Mocenigo, Rosalba Carriera

Portrait of Pisana Mocenigo Rosalba Carriera, 1739

A Venetian Lady from the House of Barbarigo, Rosalba Carriera

A Venetian Lady from the House of Barbarigo Rosalba Carriera, 1735 – 1740

Portrait of a Gentleman, Rosalba Carriera

Portrait of a Gentleman Rosalba Carriera, 1730 – 1740

The sentiments of men often differ with regard to beauty and deformity of all kinds

Of the Standard of Taste David Hume, 1742

The Empire of Flora, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

The Empire of Flora Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1743

The Square of St Mark's, Venice, Canaletto

The Square of St Mark's, Venice Canaletto, 1742 – 1744

Rinaldo Enchanted by Armida, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Rinaldo Enchanted by Armida Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1742 – 1745

Arch of Titus, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Arch of Titus Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1748

Architecture, Perspectives, Grotesques, Antiquities, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Architecture, Perspectives, Grotesques, Antiquities Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1749

Hyeolmang Peak, Jeong Seon

Hyeolmang Peak Jeong Seon, 1750

Mademoiselle de Charolais in a Franciscan Robe, Marianne Loir

Mademoiselle de Charolais in a Franciscan Robe Marianne Loir, 1750

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 a woman, seated, Marianne Loir

Portrait of a woman, seated Marianne Loir, 1750

Portrait of Nicholas Anne de Lisle, Marianne Loir

Portrait of Nicholas Anne de Lisle Marianne Loir, 1750

Portrait of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Miguel Cabrera

Portrait of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Miguel Cabrera, 1750

Raja Balwant Singh Revering Krishna and Radha, The Family of Nainsukh

Raja Balwant Singh Revering Krishna and Radha The Family of Nainsukh, 1745 – 1750

Rank Badge with Silver Pheasant, Qing Dynasty

Rank Badge with Silver Pheasant 1750

Saint Joseph and the Child Jesus, Miguel Cabrera

Saint Joseph and the Child Jesus Miguel Cabrera, 1750

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