ObeliskTimeline of Art
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
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
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
Self-portrait with Monocle, Anna Dorothea Therbusch

Self-portrait with Monocle

Anna Dorothea Therbusch, c. 1776-1777
The Parasol, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

The Parasol

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1777
Capture of a Wild Elephant, The Family of Nainsukh

Capture of a Wild Elephant

The Family of Nainsukh, 1775-1780
Christ on the Cross, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Christ on the Cross

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1780
Female Allegory, Angelica Kauffmann

Female Allegory

Angelica Kauffmann, 1780
The Angora Cat, Marguerite Gérard

The Angora Cat

Marguerite Gérard, c. 1780
Madame Elisabeth de France, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Madame Elisabeth de France

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1782
Self-portrait in a Straw Hat, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Self-portrait in a Straw Hat

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1782
Ferdinand IV King of Naples and his Family, Angelica Kauffmann

Ferdinand IV King of Naples and his Family

Angelica Kauffmann, 1782-1783
Marie-Antoinette with the Rose, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Marie-Antoinette with the Rose

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1783
Self-Portrait, Yawning, Joseph Ducreux

Self-Portrait, Yawning

Joseph Ducreux, 1783
Portrait of Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Portrait of Charles-Alexandre de Calonne

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784
Portrait of Comtesse de Cérès, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Portrait of Comtesse de Cérès

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784
Portrait of Marie Gabrielle de Gramont, Duchesse de Caderousse, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Portrait of Marie Gabrielle de Gramont, Duchesse de Caderousse

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784
Haymakers, George Stubbs

Haymakers

George Stubbs, 1785
Reapers, George Stubbs

Reapers

George Stubbs, 1785
Self-Portrait with Two Pupils, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard

Self-Portrait with Two Pupils

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1785
The Song, Marguerite Gérard

The Song

Marguerite Gérard, c. 1785
The Stolen Kiss, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Stolen Kiss

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1785
Portrait of Madame Molé-Reymond, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Portrait of Madame Molé-Reymond

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1786
Portrait of Prince Stanislaus Poniatowski, Angelica Kauffmann

Portrait of Prince Stanislaus Poniatowski

Angelica Kauffmann, 1786
A still life of mackerel, glassware, a loaf of bread and lemons, Anne Vallayer-Coster

A still life of mackerel, glassware, a loaf of bread and lemons

Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1787
Lake by Moonlight with Castle on Hill, Joseph Wright of Derby

Lake by Moonlight with Castle on Hill

Joseph Wright of Derby, 1787
Portrait of a Woman, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard

Portrait of a Woman

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, c. 1787
Portrait of Madame Adelaide, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard

Portrait of Madame Adelaide

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1787
The Death of Socrates, Jacques-Louis David

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

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

Jacques-Louis David, 1788
Fighting Cats, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Fighting Cats

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1786-1788
Portrait of Comtesse de la Châtre, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

Portrait of Comtesse de la Châtre

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1789
Next Century

Obelisk uses cookies to measure site usage, helping us understand our readers' interests and improve the site. By continuing to browse this site you agree to the use of cookies. Cookie Policy