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Angel (Recto); Fragmentary Sketches of Same Subject (Verso)

Angel (Recto); Fragmentary Sketches of Same Subject (Verso)

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Design for an Altar with a Celestial Subject Above

Design for an Altar with a Celestial Subject Above

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Design for a Cartouche with a Religious Subject in the Central Compartment

Design for a Cartouche with a Religious Subject in the Central Compart...

Attributed to Taddeo Zuccaro (Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1529–1566 Rome)

Oval basin or dish with subject from Amadis of Gaul

Oval basin or dish with subject from Amadis of Gaul

This basin is decorated with scenes from the chivalric tale of Amadis, who endured a number of trials in order to win his beloved princess, Oriana. Large serving dishes of this type would have been used communa... more

Oval basin or dish with subject from Amadis of Gaul

Oval basin or dish with subject from Amadis of Gaul

Workshop of Orazio Fontana (Italian, Urbino, ca. 1510–1576)

Spring, Drawing for Engraving of the Same Subject

Spring, Drawing for Engraving of the Same Subject

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

Antique Subject

Antique Subject

Anonymous, French, 17th century

Fantastic Subject: Five Nude Male Figures Punishing Another

Fantastic Subject: Five Nude Male Figures Punishing Another

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Il Grechetto) (Italian, Genoa 1609–1664 Mantua)

Unidentified Subject:  Reclining Nude Male Figure and Cattle

Unidentified Subject: Reclining Nude Male Figure and Cattle

Giovanni Angelo Canini (Italian, Rome 1615–1666 Rome)

Unidentified Subject:  Nine Figures and a Horse

Unidentified Subject: Nine Figures and a Horse

attributed to Francesco Allegrini (Italian, Cantiano (?) 1615/20–after 1679 Gubbio (?))

Unidentified Subject:  Two Falling Figures and Two Standing Women in a Landscape

Unidentified Subject: Two Falling Figures and Two Standing Women in a...

attributed to Francesco Allegrini (Italian, Cantiano (?) 1615/20–after 1679 Gubbio (?))

Unidentified Subject:  Figures before a Palace or Temple

Unidentified Subject: Figures before a Palace or Temple

attributed to Francesco Allegrini (Italian, Cantiano (?) 1615/20–after 1679 Gubbio (?))

Rébus on the subject of fortune, a riddle depicted on drapery surrounded by a frame, an oval composition

Rébus on the subject of fortune, a riddle depicted on drapery surround...

The interpretation of the riddle per line is as follows:'Fortuna e dormi / Ogni uno balla a cui Fortuna suona / Chi ha la Fortuna ogni tantin di chiave, basti. / Ognuno sa navicar quando fa sol e vento. / Migli... more

Rébus on the subject of love, a riddle depicted on drapery, below a landscape with a pyramid and two obelisks, a bust of a sphinx at bottom, an oval composition

Rébus on the subject of love, a riddle depicted on drapery, below a la...

The interpretation of the riddle per line is as follows: 'Ove è Amore è fedeltà / Amor solicito è segreto. / Dove è Amore è gelosia. / Amore è cieco e vede di lontano. / Amore passa il guanto e l'acqua li stiva... more

Rébus on the subject of love, a riddle depicted on drapery, below a landscape with a pyramid and two obelisks, a bust of a sphinx at bottom, an oval composition

Rébus on the subject of love, a riddle depicted on drapery, below a la...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Biblical Subject

Biblical Subject

Anonymous, Italian, 18th century

Allegorical subject

Allegorical subject

French Painter , first quarter 18th century

Unidentified Subject

Unidentified Subject

Placido Costanzi (Italian, Rome 1702–1759 Rome)

Design for a Ceiling with an Allegorical Subject

Design for a Ceiling with an Allegorical Subject

Sir James Thornhill (British, Woolland, Dorset (?) 1675/76–1734 Stalbridge, Dorset)

Classical Subject: Possibly the Aftermath of a Battle

Classical Subject: Possibly the Aftermath of a Battle

Mortimer’s bravura penwork in this sheet is characteristic, but his choice of a classical subject is unusual. The artists was known for his Romantic banditti pieces in the spirit of Salvator Rosa and his imagin... more

Classical Military Subject

Classical Military Subject

Hamilton belonged to a generation of young artists determined to expand the scope of the arts in Britain. After traveling to Rome as a teenager to study with Antonio Zucchi, he made decorative paintings for Rob... more

Historical Subject with Men and a Boy Near a Ship (recto); Anatomical Study of a Foot (verso)

Historical Subject with Men and a Boy Near a Ship (recto); Anatomical ...

Hamilton belonged to a generation of young artists determined to expand the scope of the arts in Britain. After traveling to Rome as a teenager to study with Antonio Zucchi, he made decorative paintings for Rob... more

The liberty of the subject

The liberty of the subject

"A press-gang at work in a London street, at the end of which appears the dome of St. Paul's..." (Source: George)

An Address to the Workmen in the Pottery on the Subject of Entering into the Service of Foreign Manufacturers

An Address to the Workmen in the Pottery on the Subject of Entering in...

Josiah Wedgewood was an eighteenth-century English pottery designer and manufacturer known for his scientific approach to pottery-making, extensive research into materials, logical deployment of labor, and keen... more

Snuffbox with miniature depicting a classical subject

Snuffbox with miniature depicting a classical subject

In eighteenth-century Europe, Paris led the production of high-quality luxury goods. Parisian goldsmiths made a wide range of small, personal articles such as snuffboxes; étuis to hold sealing wax, tweezers, or... more

Shakespeare Seated Between the Dramatic Muse and the Genius of Painting, Who is Pointing Him Out as the Proper Subject for Her Pencil

Shakespeare Seated Between the Dramatic Muse and the Genius of Paintin...

This frontipiece to Boydell's 1797 edition of "Shakespeare's Works" reproduces a sculpture by Joseph Banks that adorned the facade of the Shakespeare Gallery on London's Pall Mall. The playwright sits between t... more

Dish with European Subject

Dish with European Subject

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Dish with European Subject

Dish with European Subject

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

map from "The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole asserted ... A new edition. With an appendix, containing papers on the same subject and on a North West Passage, by Colonel Beaufoy, F.R.S. Illustrated with a map of the North Pole ... Second edition"

map from "The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole asserted ... A...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole asserted ... A new edition. With an appendix, containing papers on the same subject and on a North West Passage, by... more

tunnel from "A series of views in Islington and Pentonville, from original drawings, made in the year 1818, by Augustus Pugin, with a description of each subject by Edward Wedlake Brayley"

tunnel from "A series of views in Islington and Pentonville, from orig...

This image has been taken from scan 000065 from "A series of views in Islington and Pentonville, from original drawings, made in the year 1818, by Augustus Pugin, with a description of each subject by Edward We... more

map from "Memoir of the Geography, and Natural and Civil History of Florida, attended by a map ... and an appendix, containing the treaty of cession, and other papers relative to the subject"

map from "Memoir of the Geography, and Natural and Civil History of Fl...

This image has been taken from scan 000113 from "Memoir of the Geography, and Natural and Civil History of Florida, attended by a map ... and an appendix, containing the treaty of cession, and other papers rela... more

A Classical Subject! "Demitto auviculas, ut uniquoe asellus, Cum gravius dorso subiit onus_"
Laocoon: A Classical Subject

Laocoon: A Classical Subject

John Doyle (Irish, Dublin 1797–1868 London)