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Plate 38. Meadow Lark

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886

Plate 39. Fish Hawk, Wild Turkey & Turkey Buzzard

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886

Plate 40. Orchard Oriole

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886

Plate 41. Cliff Swallow

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886

Plate 42. Bewick's Wren

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886

Plate 43. American Goldfinch

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886

Portrait of Zacherie Zacharian

Edgar Degas, 1886

Return of Spring

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1886

The essential character of symbolic art consists in never approaching the concentrated kernel of the Idea in itself.

Symbolist Manifesto

Jean Moréas, first published in Le Figaro, 1886

The Bath

Berthe Morisot, 1885-1886

The Magic Circle

John William Waterhouse, 1886

The Misery

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1886

The Sick Violinist

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1886


Winslow Homer, 1886


Odilon Redon, 1887

Cleopatra Testing Poisons on Condemned Prisoners

Alexandre Cabanel, 1887

Little Girl

Cecilia Beaux, 1887

Love's Young Dream

Jennie Augusta Brownscombe, 1887

Mont Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine

Paul Cézanne, 1887

Outside a Roman Hostelry

Elena Brockmann, 1887

Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre

Vincent Van Gogh, 1887

Pierre Bracquemond painting a bouquet of flowers

Marie Bracquemond, 1887

Portrait of Vincent van Gogh

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1887


Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1887


Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowicz, 1887

Self-Portrait 1887

Vincent Van Gogh, 1887


Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, 1886-1887

My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, 1887

The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff

Marie Bashkirtseff, 1887

The King Watches

Rosa Bonheur, 1887

The Large Bathers

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1884-1887

The Northern Lights over Four Men in a Rowboat

Peder Balke, 1887

Third Imperial Egg

Peter Carl Fabergé, 1886-1887

Willow Bough

William Morris, 1887

Ahasuerus at the End of the World

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, 1888

Christ's Entry into Brussels in 1889

James Ensor, 1888

Coffee drinker

Ivana Kobilca, 1888

Hamlet and Ophelia

Mikhail Vrubel, 1888

Head of a Girl

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

L'Île Lacroix, Rouen

Camille Pissarro, 1888

Madeleine dans le Bois d'Amour

Émile Bernard, 1888

Michael Ancher on his way to his studio accompanied by the organist Helene Christensen

Anna Ancher, 1888

Orchard with Arles in the Background

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Portrait of Alexander Harrison

Cecilia Beaux, 1888

Portrait of Armand Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Portrait of Gypsy Woman

Olga Boznańska, 1888

Portrait of Eugène Boch

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Portrait of Joseph-Michel Ginoux

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Portrait of Millet Second Lieutenant of the Zouaves

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888
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