18th Century

Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus

Angelica Kauffmann, 1774

Erasistratus Discovers the Cause of Antiochus's Disease

Jacques-Louis David, 1774

A Young Woman of Frascati

Jacques-Louis David, 1775

Aqueduct of Nero

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1775

Compendium Rarissimum Totius Artis Magicae, Cover


Self Portrait

Angelica Kauffmann, 1770-1775

View of St. Peter's and the Piazza

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1775

Young Woman Reading

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1775

Hadrian's Villa: The Piazza d'Oro

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1776

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

The Parasol

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1777

Capture of a Wild Elephant

The Family of Nainsukh, 1775-1780

Christ on the Cross

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1780

Female Allegory

Angelica Kauffmann, 1780

Madame Elisabeth de France

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1782

Self-portrait in a Straw Hat

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1782

Ferdinand IV King of Naples and his Family

Angelica Kauffmann, 1782-1783

Marie-Antoinette with the Rose

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1783

Self-Portrait, Yawning

Joseph Ducreux, 1783

Portrait of Charles-Alexandre de Calonne

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784

Portrait of Comtesse de Cérès

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784

Portrait of Marie Gabrielle de Gramont, Duchesse de Caderousse

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784


George Stubbs, 1785


George Stubbs, 1785

Self-Portrait with Two Pupils

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1785

The Stolen Kiss

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1785

Portrait of Madame Molé-Reymond

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1786

Portrait of Prince Stanislaus Poniatowski

Angelica Kauffmann, 1786

Lake by Moonlight with Castle on Hill

Joseph Wright of Derby, 1787

Portrait of a Woman

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1787

Portrait of Madame Adelaide

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1787

The Death of Socrates

Jacques-Louis David, 1787

The Poetic Genius is the true Man and the body or outward form of Man is derived from the Poetic Genius.

All Religions are One

William Blake, 1788

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife, Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze.

Jacques-Louis David, 1788

Fighting Cats

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1786-1788

Portrait of Comtesse de la Châtre

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1789

And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs — Every child may joy to hear.

Songs of Innocence

William Blake, 1789

Study of a Seated Woman Seen from Behind

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1789

The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons

Jacques-Louis David, 1789

Portrait of an Aristocrat in Uniform

Joseph Ducreux, 1785-1790

Portrait of Emma, Lady Hamilton as a Bacchante

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1790

Portrait of the artist's mother, Ms. Anne Ducreux b. Béliard

Joseph Ducreux, 1790


Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1790

Self portrait, bust-length, grinning at the viewer

Joseph Ducreux, 1790

Aqueduct of Noain

Ventura Rodriguez, 1783-1790

Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence. From these contraries spring what the religious call Good and Evil... Good is heaven. Evil is hell.

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

William Blake, 1790

The Silence

Joseph Ducreux, 1790

The Surprise in Terror

Joseph Ducreux, 1790

Le Discret

Joseph Ducreux, 1791

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