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A Blacksmith's Shop, Joseph Wright of Derby

A Blacksmith's Shop Joseph Wright of Derby, 1771

The Alchemist, Joseph Wright of Derby

The Alchemist Joseph Wright of Derby, 1771

Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice, Benjamin West

Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice Benjamin West, 1772

The Family of The Earl of Gower, Angelica Kauffmann

The Family of The Earl of Gower Angelica Kauffmann, 1772

The Goddess Minvera, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Goddess Minvera Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1772

The Progress of Love: Love Letters, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Progress of Love: Love Letters Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1771 – 1772

The Progress of Love: Reverie, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Progress of Love: Reverie Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1771 – 1772

The Progress of Love - The Lover Crowned, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Progress of Love - The Lover Crowned Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1771 – 1772

The Progress of Love: The Meeting, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Progress of Love: The Meeting Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1771 – 1772

Etienne Vigée (The Artist's Brother), Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Etienne Vigée (The Artist's Brother) Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1773

Iron Forge Viewed from Without, Joseph Wright of Derby

Iron Forge Viewed from Without Joseph Wright of Derby, 1773

Portrait of a Violinist, Anne Vallayer-Coster

Portrait of a Violinist Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1773

A Fisherman Pulling a Net, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

A Fisherman Pulling a Net Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1774

Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus, Angelica Kauffmann

Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus Angelica Kauffmann, 1774

Erasistratus Discovers the Cause of Antiochus's Disease, Jacques-Louis David

Erasistratus Discovers the Cause of Antiochus's Disease Jacques-Louis David, 1774

The Attributes of Hunting and Gardening, Anne Vallayer-Coster

The Attributes of Hunting and Gardening Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1774

A Young Woman of Frascati, Jacques-Louis David

A Young Woman of Frascati Jacques-Louis David, 1775

Aqueduct of Nero, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Aqueduct of Nero Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1775

Compendium Rarissimum Totius Artis Magicae, Cover, Western Esoteric Art

Compendium Rarissimum Totius Artis Magicae, Cover 1775

Isaac's servant tying the bracelet on Rebecca's arm, Benjamin West

Isaac's servant tying the bracelet on Rebecca's arm Benjamin West, 1775

Self Portrait, Angelica Kauffmann

Self Portrait Angelica Kauffmann, 1770 – 1775

View of St. Peter's and the Piazza, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

View of St. Peter's and the Piazza Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1775

Young Woman Reading, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Young Woman Reading Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1775

Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes, Anne Vallayer-Coster

Bouquet of Flowers in a Terracotta Vase with Peaches and Grapes Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1776

Hadrian's Villa: The Piazza d'Oro, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Hadrian's Villa: The Piazza d'Oro Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1776

Helen Brought To Paris, Benjamin West

Helen Brought To Paris Benjamin West, 1776

The Annual Girandola at the Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome, Joseph Wright of Derby

The Annual Girandola at the Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome Joseph Wright of Derby, 1775 – 1776

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal

The Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson, 1776

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Ducreux

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Joseph Ducreux, 1777

Self-portrait with Monocle, Anna Dorothea Therbusch

Self-portrait with Monocle Anna Dorothea Therbusch, 1776 – 1777

The Parasol, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

The Parasol Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1777

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