ancient world

Venus of Willendorf (c. 28,000 BC – 25,000 BC)

The Nebra Sky Disk (c. 1600 BC)

Qin Shi Huang’s Terracotta Army (c. 210 BC)

mesopotamia (c. 3,100 – 539 BC)

Standard of Ur (c. 2600-2400 BC)

ancient egypt (c. 3,000 – 332 BC)

Pharaoh Menkaure Triad Statue (c. 2490 BC)

classical antiquity (330-1453)

Winged Victory of Samothrace (2nd century BC)

Venus de Milo (130-100 BC)

Laocoon and His Sons (40-20 BC), Hagesander, Polydorus, and Athenodorus

Pantheon (126-128 AD)

byzantine (330-1453)

The Virgin of Vladimir (c. 1395 – mid 1410s)

Ascension (1408)

The Virgin Mary (1408)

Holy Trinity (1411-1425)


The Notre-Dame (1163-1345), France

Sainte-Chapelle (1241-1248), France

early renaissance / quattrocento (1400-1500)

Desco da Parto (1420)

San Giovenale Triptych (1422)

Virgin and Child with Saint Anne (c. 1424)

The Tribute Money (c. 1425)

Raising of the Son of Theophilus and St Peter Enthroned (1426-1427)

The Holy Trinity (1427)

Detail of The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden (1427)

northern renaissance – dutch and flemish

Head of Christ (c. 1445)

Portrait of a Carthusian (c. 1446)

A Goldsmith in his Shop (1449)

The Lamentation (Pietà)(c. 1435-1450)

The Nativity (c. 1450)

Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis (c. 1457)

Portrait of a Young Woman (c. 1470)

Portrait of a Young Man (c. 1460)

Triptych of the Descent from the Cross (1518-1523)

Praying Hands (c. 1508)

Self-portrait at 13 (1484)

Albrecht Dürer the Elder (1490)

Self portrait at age 21 (1493)

Portrait of Frederick III of Saxony (1496)

The Men’s Bath (1496-1497)

Self Portrait at the age of 28 (1500)

Young Hare (1502)

Feast of the Rosary (1506)

Melancholia I (1514)

The Rhinoceros (1516)

Landscape with the Cannon (1518)

The Four Apostles (1526)

high renaissance (1500-1600)

Lady with an Ermine (1489-90)

Adoration of the Magi (1489-90)

Last Supper (1495-98)

Mona Lisa (c. 1503-1506)

Madonna of the Stairs (1491)

mannerism (1527-1580)

Tempietto Villa Barbaro (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Hans A. Rosbach)

Basilica del Santissimo Redentore, Venice (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Norbert Nagel, Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany)

Palazzo del Capitanio – Vicenza (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Marcok)

Palazzo Chiericati (CC BY-SA 4.0, by Didier Descouens)

Villa Porto (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Hans A. Rosbach)

La Rotonda, Vicenza (CC BY-SA 4.0, by Quinok)

Villa Foscari (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Hans A. Rosbach)

Villa Valmarana (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Hans A. Rosbach)

Villa Barbaro (1554 – 1560) (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Hans A. Rosbach)

Villa Emo in Fanzolo di Vedelago (1558), Treviso, Italy (CC BY-SA 3.0, by Marcok)

I quattro libri dell’architettura (1570)

Section of La Rotonda in “I Quattri Libri” (1570)

The Holy Family (1540)

Head of Giuliano de’ Medici (1540s)

Esther before Ahasuerus (1547)

The Temptation of Adam and Eve (1550)

Study after Michelangelo’s Giorno (c. 1550-1555)

Presentation of Jesus in the Temple (1550-1555)

Study for Venus, Mars, and Vulcan (c. 1551)

Study (c. 1551)

Death of Abel (1551-1552)

Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan (1551-1552)

The Last Judgment (1560-1562)

Study for an Allegory of Fortune (Felicità) (1564)

Bacchus, Venus and Ariadne (1576-1577)

Moses Striking Water from the Rock (1577)

Massacre of the Innocents (1582-1587)

Paradise (1588-1592)

baroque (1600-1750)

The Lute Player (1596)

Medusa (1596)

Boy Bitten by a Lizard (c. 1594-1596)

Bacchus (1598)

Judith and Holofernes (c. 1598-1599)

Basket of Fruit (c. 1597-1600)

The Calling of Saint Matthew (1599-1600)

Supper at Emmaus (c. 1601)

The Death of the Virgin (1605)

The Beheading of St. John the Baptist (1608)

Judith and Holofernes (c. 1598-1599)

Count-Duke of Olivares on Horseback (c. 1622-1627)

Vieja Friendo Huevos (1618)

Portrait of Philip IV of Spain (c. 1623-1624)

Portrait of Philip IV in Armour (c. 1626-1628)

El Triunfo de Baco o Los Borrachos (1628-1629)

Sybil (Portrait of Juana Pacheco) (c. 1631)

Christ Crucified (c. 1632)

Temptation of St. Thomas (1632)

Las Lanzas o La Rendición de Breda (1634-1635)

Lady from Court (1635)

Portrait of Pablo de Valladolid (c. 1635)

Portrait of Philip IV in Fraga (1644)

Self-Portrait (c. 1645)

Portrait of Juan Pareja (c. 1650)

Portrait of Innocent X (c. 1650)

Las Meninas (1656)

The Fable of Arachne (c. 1657)

Infanta Margarita Teresa in a Blue Dress (c. 1659)

golden dutch painting

Self portrait with Open Mouth (1629)

Judas Returning the Thirty Silver Pieces (1629)

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp (1632)

The Philosopher in Meditation (1632)

Man in Oriental Costume (1632)

Bearded Old Man (1632)

Portrait of a Woman, probably a Member of the Van Beresteyn Family (1632)

Portrait of a Woman with Gloves (1632-1642)

Bellona (1633)

Christ and St Mary Magdalene at the Tomb (1638)

Portrait of an Old Man with a Beard (1638)

The Resurrection (1636-1639)

The Night Watch (1642)

Young Woman with a Red Necklace (1645)

The Mill (1645-1648)

Head of Christ (1648-1656)

The Philosopher (1653)

Aristotle with a Bust of Homer (1653)

Self Portrait, 1669 (1669)

Self-portrait at 63 (1669)


Coming soon

english landscape tradition

Coming soon

romanticism (1750-1850)

The Nightmare (1781)

Thor Battering the Midgard Serpent (1788)

Titania and Bottom (c. 1790)

Self-portrait (1790)

Titania’s Awakening (1794)

neoclassicism (1780-1850)

Coming soon


Coming soon

realism (1898-1900)

Man Mad with Fear (1843-1845)

The Man in Despair (1843-1845)

Man with Leather Belt (1845-1846)

Man with Pipe (1848-1849)

The Wounded Man (1844-1854)

A Burial at Ornans (1849-1850)

The Wheat Sifters (1854)

Origin of the World (1866)

The Woman in the Waves (1868)

Cliff at Étretat, the Porte d’Aval (1869)

The Wave (1869-1870)

Panoramic View of the Alps, Les Dents du Midi (1877)


Coming soon

art noveau (1890-1910)

Portraits of Saints Cyril and Methodius (1887)

Poster for ‘Gismonda’ (1894)

Poster for ‘Job’, cigarette paper (1896)

Sarah Bernahardt (1896)