Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford  built 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford built to a design by Sir Christopher Wren

Titian's 'Bacchus and Ariadne'.

"Bacchus and Ariadne" by Titian - used on the cover of "God Shuffled His Feet" by Crash Test Dummies

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) - Allegory on the Blessings of Peace, 1630

Peter Paul Rubens: 'Minerva protects Pax from Mars ('Peace and War')', National Gallery, London

"Rain, Steam and Speed: The Great Western Railway" by Joseph Turner.  The oil on canvas painting was completed in 1844 and is on display with other Turner works at London's National Gallery.

This painting by Turner called 'Rain, Steam, Speed' shows a train of the Great Western Railway going over the Thames Maidenhead Railway Bridge

The Ambassadors This picture memorialises two wealthy, educated and powerful young men. On the left is Jean de Dinteville, aged 29, French ambassador to England in 1533. To the right stands his friend, Georges de Selve, aged 25, bishop of Lavaur, who acted on several occasions as ambassador to the Emperor, the Venetian Republic and the Holy See.

Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve (aka The Ambassadors) : Hans Holbein the Younger, 1533 (National Gallery, London) Two pois.

The Miraculous Draft of Fishes, Raphael c.1515-6. A full-scale drawing, known as a cartoon, for the tapestry of The Miraculous Draft of Fishes, commissioned by Pope Leo X for the Sistine Chapel.

Raffaello Santi Miraculous Draught of Fishes 1515 Tempera on paper, mounted on canvas, 360 x 400 cm Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

hogarth the marriage settlement from the marriage | Hogarth Marriage a La Mode

To Have and to Hold: 18th Century Marriage and Divorce

William Hogarth, Marriage à la Mode: The Marriage Contract or The Marriage Settlement: oil on canvas, (London, National Gallery)


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