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Analysis of Beauty: Plate 2, William Hogarth

Analysis of Beauty: Plate 2

William Hogarth, 1753
The Analysis of Beauty, William Hogarth

The infinite complexities of beauty in six principles

The Analysis of Beauty

William Hogarth, 1753
The Death of Hyacinth, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

The Death of Hyacinth

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1752-1753
The Pyramid of Caius Cestius, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

The Pyramid of Caius Cestius

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1755
Appian Way, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Appian Way

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1756
Elevation and Plan of Theater of Marcellus, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Elevation and Plan of Theater of Marcellus

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1756
Plan of a Tomb on the Appian Way in Vigna Buonamici, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Plan of a Tomb on the Appian Way in Vigna Buonamici

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1756
Plan of Rome, from Le Antichità Romane, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Plan of Rome, from Le Antichità Romane

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1756
The Goddess Aurora Triumphing Over Night, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Goddess Aurora Triumphing Over Night

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1755-1756
Coffeepot, François-Thomas Germain

Coffeepot

François-Thomas Germain, 1757
Dish, François-Thomas Germain

Dish

François-Thomas Germain, 1757-1758
Peacock Spreading Its Tail Feathers, Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧

Peacock Spreading Its Tail Feathers

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧, 1758
The Qianlong Emperor in Ceremonial Armour, Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧

The Qianlong Emperor in Ceremonial Armour

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧, 1758
Candlesticks, François-Thomas Germain

Candlesticks

François-Thomas Germain, 1757-1759
Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto, François Boucher

Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto

François Boucher, 1759
Sketch for the Adoration of the Magi, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Sketch for the Adoration of the Magi

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1758-1759
Portrait of Anna Friederike von Wartensleben, Anna Dorothea Therbusch

Portrait of Anna Friederike von Wartensleben

Anna Dorothea Therbusch, c. 1760
Portrait of Consort Chunhui, Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧

Portrait of Consort Chunhui

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧, 1760
Portrait of Lady Hoja, Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧

Portrait of Lady Hoja

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧, 1760
The Divine Shepherdess, Miguel Cabrera

The Divine Shepherdess

Miguel Cabrera, c. 1760
Imaginary Prisons: Title Plate, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Imaginary Prisons: Title Plate

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1761
The Man on the Rack, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

The Man on the Rack

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1761
Ponte Molle, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Ponte Molle

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1762
Trevi Fountain, Baroque

Trevi Fountain

Nicola Salvi, 1762
From Spaniard and Morisca, Albino Girl, Miguel Cabrera

From Spaniard and Morisca, Albino Girl

Miguel Cabrera, 1763
Portrait of John Apthorp and His Daughters, Angelica Kauffmann

Portrait of John Apthorp and His Daughters

Angelica Kauffmann, 1764
Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de' Romani, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de' Romani

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1765
Landscape with Shepherds and Flock of Sheep, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Landscape with Shepherds and Flock of Sheep

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1763-1765
A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery, Joseph Wright of Derby

A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery

Joseph Wright of Derby, 1766
Chocolate Pot, François-Thomas Germain

Chocolate Pot

François-Thomas Germain, 1765-1766
Temple of Bacchus, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Temple of Bacchus

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1767
The Swing, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Swing

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1767
Hadrian's Villa, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Hadrian's Villa

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1768
Interior Views of Rome, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Interior Views of Rome

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1768
Caffè degli Inglesi, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Caffè degli Inglesi

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1769
Chimneypiece in Greek Style, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Chimneypiece in Greek Style

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1769
Chimneypiece: Frieze of Trophies and Winged Victories, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Chimneypiece: Frieze of Trophies and Winged Victories

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1769
Horse Attacked by a Lion, George Stubbs

Horse Attacked by a Lion

George Stubbs, 1769
Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Joseph Ducreux

Portrait of Marie Antoinette

Joseph Ducreux, 1769
Portrait of Marie-Joséphine Buron, Jacques-Louis David

Portrait of Marie-Joséphine Buron

Jacques-Louis David, 1769
Waterfalls at Tivoli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Waterfalls at Tivoli

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1769
A lighthouse on fire at night, Joseph Wright of Derby

A lighthouse on fire at night

Joseph Wright of Derby, c. 1770
Portrait of Philip Tisdall with his Wife and Family, Angelica Kauffmann

Portrait of Philip Tisdall with his Wife and Family

Angelica Kauffmann, 1770
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
The Attributes of Music, Anne Vallayer-Coster

The Attributes of Music

Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1770
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
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
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