Obelisk Art History
Arrangement of Specimens, Hippolyte Bayard

Arrangement of Specimens Hippolyte Bayard, 1842

Self Portrait with Black Dog, Gustave Courbet

Self Portrait with Black Dog Gustave Courbet, 1842

Mother and son with a bird, Anne Genevieve Greuze

Mother and son with a bird Anne Genevieve Greuze, 1842

Snow Storm: Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Snow Storm: Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1842

The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1842

The Temple of Segesta with the Artist Sketching, Thomas Cole

The Temple of Segesta with the Artist Sketching Thomas Cole, 1841 – 1842

The Voyage of Life: Childhood, Thomas Cole

The Voyage of Life: Childhood Thomas Cole, 1842

The Voyage of Life: Manhood, Romanticism

The Voyage of Life: Manhood Thomas Cole, 1842

The Voyage of Life: Old Age, Thomas Cole

The Voyage of Life: Old Age Thomas Cole, 1842

The Voyage of Life: Youth, Romanticism

The Voyage of Life: Youth Thomas Cole, 1842

Treasury Building, Washington D.C., Neoclassicism

Treasury Building, Washington D.C. Robert Mills (East Wing and Central), 1836 – 1842

War. The Exile and the Rock Limpet, Joseph Mallord William Turner

War. The Exile and the Rock Limpet Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1842

Bust of Patroclus, William Henry Fox Talbot

Bust of Patroclus William Henry Fox Talbot, 1843

The Earth Spider Creating Monsters, Utagawa Kuniyoshi

The Earth Spider Creating Monsters Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1843

The Man Made Mad with Fear, Gustave Courbet

The Man Made Mad with Fear Gustave Courbet, 1843

Cincinnatus Receiving Deputies of the Senate, Alexandre Cabanel

Cincinnatus Receiving Deputies of the Senate Alexandre Cabanel, 1843 – 1844

North Cape, Peder Balke

North Cape Peder Balke, 1844

Penn's Treaty with the Indians, Edward Hicks

Penn's Treaty with the Indians Edward Hicks, 1840 – 1844

Portrait of Juliette Courbet, Gustave Courbet

Portrait of Juliette Courbet Gustave Courbet, 1844

Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1844

Self Portrait with Black Dog, Gustave Courbet

Self Portrait with Black Dog Gustave Courbet, 1842 – 1844

The pleasure of traveling, it seems to me, is chiefly experienced after the journey is over; when we can sit down by our own snug fire-side, free from all fatigues and annoyances...

Sicilian Scenery and Antiquities — Part 1 Thomas Cole, 1844

We see that nations have sprung from obscurity, risen to glory, and decayed. Their rise has in general been marked by virtue; their decadence by vice, vanity, and licentiousness. Let us beware!

Sicilian Scenery and Antiquities — Part 2 Thomas Cole, 1844

Sunset in the Auvergne, Théodore Rousseau

Sunset in the Auvergne Théodore Rousseau, 1844

Hoarfrost, Théodore Rousseau

Hoarfrost Théodore Rousseau, 1845

The Desperate Man, Gustave Courbet

The Desperate Man Gustave Courbet, 1844 – 1845

The Taira ghosts rising from the sea to attack Yoshitsune’s ship, Utagawa Kuniyoshi

The Taira ghosts rising from the sea to attack Yoshitsune’s ship Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1845

The plates of the present work are impressed by the agency of Light alone, without any aid from the artist's pencil.

Brief Historical Sketch of the Invention of the Art William Henry Fox Talbot, 1846

Geological observations on South America — Plate 1, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 1 Charles Darwin, 1846

Geological observations on South America — Plate 2, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 2 Charles Darwin, 1846

Geological observations on South America — Plate 3, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 3 Charles Darwin, 1846

Lace Glove, Hippolyte Bayard

Lace Glove Hippolyte Bayard, 1843 – 1846

Noah's Ark, Edward Hicks

Noah's Ark Edward Hicks, 1846

Orestes, Alexandre Cabanel

Orestes Alexandre Cabanel, 1846

Retreat from the Storm, Jean-François Millet

Retreat from the Storm Jean-François Millet, 1846

Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt), Gustave Courbet

Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt) Gustave Courbet, 1845 – 1846

Fallen Angel, Alexandre Cabanel

Fallen Angel Alexandre Cabanel, 1847

Palace of Westminster, Neoclassicism

Palace of Westminster Charles Barry, 1016 – 1847

Self Portrait, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Self Portrait Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1847

Takiyasha the Witch and the Skeleton Specter, Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Takiyasha the Witch and the Skeleton Specter Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1843 – 1847

Albaydé, Alexandre Cabanel

Albaydé Alexandre Cabanel, 1848

The brig Mercury encounter after defeating two Turkish ships, Ivan Aivazovsky

The brig Mercury encounter after defeating two Turkish ships Ivan Aivazovsky, 1848

The Cornell Farm, Edward Hicks

The Cornell Farm Edward Hicks, 1848

The Grave of William Penn, Edward Hicks

The Grave of William Penn Edward Hicks, 1847 – 1848

View of the Plain of Montmartre, Théodore Rousseau

View of the Plain of Montmartre Théodore Rousseau, 1848

Isabella, John Everett Millais

Isabella John Everett Millais, 1849

Ploughing in Nevers, Rosa Bonheur

Ploughing in Nevers Rosa Bonheur, 1849

Self Portrait with Pipe, Gustave Courbet

Self Portrait with Pipe Gustave Courbet, 1848 – 1849

Steigen, Peder Balke

Steigen Peder Balke, 1847 – 1849

The Childhood of Mary Virgin, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The Childhood of Mary Virgin Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1849

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1850 – 1859

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