19th Century

Dancers Practicing at the Barre

Edgar Degas, 1877

El Rio de Luz (The River of Light)

Frederic Edwin Church, 1877

The Côte des Bœufs at L'Hermitage

Camille Pissarro, 1877

Mount Corcoran

Albert Bierstadt, 1876-1877

Nocturne

James McNeill Whistler, 1870-1877

Red Roofs, Corner of a Village, Winter

Camille Pissarro, 1877

Still Life with Jar, Cup, and Apples

Paul Cézanne, 1877

The Beguiling of Merlin

Edward Burne-Jones, 1872-1877

The Love Song

Edward Burne-Jones, 1868-1877

The Peacock Room

James McNeill Whistler, 1877

The Saint-Lazare Station

Claude Monet, 1877

Tree Landscape

Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1877

Allée of Chestnut Trees

Alfred Sisley, 1878

Listen! There never was an artistic period. There never was an Art-loving nation. In the beginning, man went forth each day—all that they might gain and live, or lose and die.

Art is not a slave of culture

James McNeill Whistler, 1878

Bo-Peep

Winslow Homer, 1878

Boy and Girl on a Hillside

Winslow Homer, 1878

I am literally penniless here, obliged to petition people, almost to beg for my keep, not having a penny to buy canvas and paints . . .

Claude Monet to Georges Charpentier (A Desperate Plea)

Claude Monet, 1878

Heeni Hirini and Child

Gottfried Lindauer, 1878

Jacob and the Angel

Gustave Moreau, 1878

Landscape in Scotland

Gustave Doré, 1878

Maud Seated

James McNeill Whistler, 1878

Night and Sleep

Evelyn De Morgan, 1878

Nocturne: The Thames at Battersea

James McNeill Whistler, 1878

Phaethon

Gustave Moreau, 1878

Pierre Bracquemond as a Child

Marie Bracquemond, 1878

Portrait of Pare Watene

Gottfried Lindauer, 1878

Portrait of the Artist

Mary Cassatt, 1878

Pygmalion and the Image — The Godhead Fires

Edward Burne-Jones, 1878

Pygmalion and the Image — The Heart Desires

Edward Burne-Jones, 1878

Rest along the Stream. Edge of the Wood

Alfred Sisley, 1878

Scholar

Osman Hamdi Bey, 1878

Tears

Odilon Redon, 1878

The Cafe Concert

Édouard Manet, 1878

The Day Dream (Study)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1878

The Horse in Motion

Eadweard Muybridge, 1878

Art should be independent of all clap-trap—should stand alone, and appeal to the artistic sense of eye or ear, without confounding this with emotions entirely foreign to it, as devotion, pity, love, patriotism, and the like.

The Red Rag

James McNeill Whistler, 1878

Boy on Water Buffalo

John Singer Sargent, 1879

Camille Monet on her Deathbed

Claude Monet, 1879

Gnome

Odilon Redon, 1879

Oarsmen at Chatou

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1879

Saint-Mammès

Alfred Sisley, 1879

The Annunciation

Edward Burne-Jones, 1879

The Battle of Trevino

Francisco Oller, 1879

The Birth of Venus

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1879

The New Scholar

Jennie Augusta Brownscombe, 1879

The Road from Versailles to Louveciennes

Alfred Sisley, 1879

The Snake Charmer

Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1879

View of Takanawa Ushimachi under a Shrouded Moon

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親, 1879

Weaning the Calves

Rosa Bonheur, 1879

Young Girl in a Ball Gown

Berthe Morisot, 1879

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