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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, c. 1717
Cronus Devouring his Child, Giulia Lama

Cronus Devouring his Child

Giulia Lama, c. 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
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
Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job, Giulia Lama

Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job

Giulia Lama, c. 1730
Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams, Giulia Lama

Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams

Giulia Lama, c. 1730
Judith and Holofernes, Giulia Lama

Judith and Holofernes

Giulia Lama, c. 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
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
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 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, c. 1750
The Flight into Egypt, Miguel Cabrera

The Flight into Egypt

Miguel Cabrera, c. 1750
The Grand Piazza, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

The Grand Piazza

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1750
Virgin of Guadalupe, Miguel Cabrera

Virgin of Guadalupe

Miguel Cabrera, c. 1750
The Toilette of Venus, François Boucher

The Toilette of Venus

François Boucher, 1751
Allegory of the Planets and Continents, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Allegory of the Planets and Continents

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1752
Blind Man's Buff, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Blind Man's Buff

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1750-1752
Inkpot and Desk Clock, François-Thomas Germain

Inkpot and Desk Clock

François-Thomas Germain, 1752
Analysis of Beauty: Plate 1, William Hogarth

Analysis of Beauty: Plate 1

William Hogarth, 1753
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