Obelisk Art History
Age of Exploration

Academic Art
Allegory, craft, and the unrelenting dictatorship of the Academy

Academic Art, Age of Exploration
Self portrait of Élisabeth Sophie Chéron, Élisabeth Sophie Chéron

Self portrait of Élisabeth Sophie Chéron Élisabeth Sophie Chéron, 1672

Virginia's Death, Élisabeth Sophie Chéron

Virginia's Death Élisabeth Sophie Chéron, 1690

Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Joseph Ducreux

Portrait of Marie Antoinette Joseph Ducreux, 1769

Young lady with a garland of flowers, Marianne Loir

Young lady with a garland of flowers Marianne Loir, 1754 – 1769

The Attributes of Hunting and Gardening, Anne Vallayer-Coster

The Attributes of Hunting and Gardening Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1774

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Ducreux

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Joseph Ducreux, 1777

Portrait of Mme Deshoulières, Élisabeth Sophie Chéron

Portrait of Mme Deshoulières Élisabeth Sophie Chéron, 1780

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

Portrait of an Aristocrat in Uniform, Joseph Ducreux

Portrait of an Aristocrat in Uniform Joseph Ducreux, 1785 – 1790

La Grande Baigneuse, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

La Grande Baigneuse Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1808

Cincinnatus Receiving Deputies of the Senate, Alexandre Cabanel

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

Orestes, Alexandre Cabanel

Orestes Alexandre Cabanel, 1846

Fallen Angel, Alexandre Cabanel

Fallen Angel Alexandre Cabanel, 1847

Albaydé, Alexandre Cabanel

Albaydé Alexandre Cabanel, 1848

Dante and Virgil in Hell, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Dante and Virgil in Hell William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1850

The Duel After the Masquerade, Jean-Léon Gérôme

The Duel After the Masquerade Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1857 – 1859

Nymph Abducted by a Satyr, Alexandre Cabanel

Nymph Abducted by a Satyr Alexandre Cabanel, 1860

The Education of the Children of Clovis, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Education of the Children of Clovis Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1861

Pollice Verso, Jean-Léon Gérôme

Pollice Verso Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1872

La Comtesse de Keller, Alexandre Cabanel

La Comtesse de Keller Alexandre Cabanel, 1873

Nymphs and Satyr, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Nymphs and Satyr William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1873

Pandora, Alexandre Cabanel

Pandora Alexandre Cabanel, 1873

Echo, Alexandre Cabanel

Echo Alexandre Cabanel, 1874

Hermione, Sarah Bernhardt

Hermione Sarah Bernhardt, 1875

The Virgin, the Baby Jesus and Saint John the Baptist, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Virgin, the Baby Jesus and Saint John the Baptist William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1875

Virgin Comforter, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Virgin Comforter William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1875

After the Storm, Sarah Bernhardt

After the Storm Sarah Bernhardt, 1876

Pieta, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Pieta William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1876

Witches going to their Sabbath, Luis Ricardo Falero

Witches going to their Sabbath Luis Ricardo Falero, 1878

A Young Woman Reading, Marie Bashkirtseff

A Young Woman Reading Marie Bashkirtseff, 1880

Faust’s Vision, Luis Ricardo Falero

Faust’s Vision Luis Ricardo Falero, 1880

Ophelia, Sarah Bernhardt

Ophelia Sarah Bernhardt, 1880

Phaedra, Alexandre Cabanel

Phaedra Alexandre Cabanel, 1880

The Secret, Elizabeth Jane Gardner

The Secret Elizabeth Jane Gardner, 1880

The Witches Sabbath, Luis Ricardo Falero

The Witches Sabbath Luis Ricardo Falero, 1880

A Lady of Constantinople, Osman Hamdi Bey

A Lady of Constantinople Osman Hamdi Bey, 1881

In the Studio, Marie Bashkirtseff

In the Studio Marie Bashkirtseff, 1881

Sappho and Alcaeus, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sappho and Alcaeus Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1881

The Tepidarium, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Tepidarium Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1881

Twin Stars, Luis Ricardo Falero

Twin Stars Luis Ricardo Falero, 1881

At a Book, Marie Bashkirtseff

At a Book Marie Bashkirtseff, 1882

Madame X, John Singer Sargent

Madame X John Singer Sargent, 1883

Rebecca et Eliézer, Alexandre Cabanel

Rebecca et Eliézer Alexandre Cabanel, 1883

The death of Girardot in Bárbula, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The death of Girardot in Bárbula Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1883

The Umbrella, Marie Bashkirtseff

The Umbrella Marie Bashkirtseff, 1883

The Improvised Cup, Elizabeth Jane Gardner

The Improvised Cup Elizabeth Jane Gardner, 1884

The Meeting, Marie Bashkirtseff

The Meeting Marie Bashkirtseff, 1884

Reaching for the Stars, Luis Ricardo Falero

Reaching for the Stars Luis Ricardo Falero, 1885

The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1885

The Pole Star, Luis Ricardo Falero

The Pole Star Luis Ricardo Falero, 1885

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The Enlightenment, Age of Exploration

The Enlightenment

Dare to Know

1685 – 1815

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