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Frans Hals Portrait of Married Couple (Isaac Massa and Beatrix van der Laen) ca. 1622
two people sitting on the left
Rembrandt The Night Watch (Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq.) ca. 1642
militia group emerging from the darkness
Rembrandt Christ Preaching to the people (The Hundred Guilder Print) ca. 1647 (etching and dry paint)
engraving with peasants around the lord
Jan Steen Feast of St. Nicholas ca. 1665-1668
good kids receive good gifts, while bad kids receive nothing
Nicolas Poussin The Death of Germanicus ca. 1627-1628
everyone surrounds the dying general on his death bed
Nicolas Poussin Abduction of the Sabine Women ca. 1633-1634
women are being stolen from the neighboring tribe
Palace of Versailles 1669-1685 (Louis La Vau, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Charles Le Brun, et Andre Le Notre)
Jean-Antoine Watteau A Pilgrimage to Cythera ca. 1717
aristocrats missioning it to an imaginary land, Cythera
J-S Chardin Back from the Market ca. 1739
we can't help but look through the doorway to see what's happening
William Hogarth The Orgy Scene III of the Rake's Progress ca. 1735
part of Thomas Rakewell's journey
Balthasar Neumann (architect)/ Giovanni Battista Trepolo (painter) Kaisersaal Residenz, Wurzburg, Germanyca. 1719-44/1751-52
dome opens up a visual hole
Angelica Kaufmann Cornelia presenting her children as her treasures ca. 1785
children are presented as treasures
Benjamin West The Death of General Wolfe 1770
he led a good fight, but ended up taking his own life
Francisco Goya The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters from Los Caprichos, 1st editionca. 1799
bats/monsters fleeing from a man sleeping
Antoine-Jean Gros Napoleon in the Pesthouse at Jaffa, March 11, 1799 ca. 1804
napolean healing the sick he poisoned
Gustave Courbet Burial at Ornans 1849-1850
women mourning to the right, men and officials on the left
Honore Daumier Third Class Carriage ca. 1863-1865
sketchlike in appearance, family sitting on a carriage
Paul Cezanne Mont Sainte-Victoire ca. 1885-1887
tree branches frame the work and correlate with the mountains
Paul Gaugin The Vision after the Sermon (Jacob wrestling with the Angel) 1888
flat and red with jacob wrestling an angel
Paul Gaugin Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? 1897
shows life through tahiti
Oskar Kokoschka The Bride of the World 1914
man dreaming with woman beside him, not ready for breakup
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