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JOSHUA REYNOLDS (1723 – 1792)

Maria Marow Gideon and her Brother, William

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The Collection

Here you can view highlights from the Barber Institute's collection of paintings.

The Barber Institute contains one of the finest small collections of European art in the UK. The works have been purchased to fit Lady Barber’s criteria that everything should be of ‘that standard of quality required by the National Gallery or Wallace Collection’. Careful consideration has also been given to making sure that the works provide a comprehensive coverage of the great national schools and the different genres and styles. The outcome is a collection which includes prime examples of the work of many of the greatest artists including Botticelli, Giovanni Bellini, Veronese, Rubens, Van Dyck, Poussin, Claude, Gainsborough, Turner, Ingres, Manet, Monet, Degas, Van Gogh, Gauguin and Magritte.

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IMAGE LIBRARY

Welcome to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts Image Library.

Here you can find more information on how to acquire digital images of works in the Barber Institute's collection and clear reproduction rights.

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Edouard Manet (1832 – 1883)

A Portrait of Carolus-Duran

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Jan Gossaert (about 1478–1532)

Hercules and Deianira

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ELISABETH VIGÉE-LEBRUN (1755-1842)

A Portrait of Countess Golovine

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JOHAN CHRISTIAN DAHL (1788–1857)

A Mother and Child by the Sea

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EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)

Jockeys Before the Race

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Richard Wilson (1714-1782)

The River Dee near Eaton Hall

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James McNeill Whistler (1834 – 1903)

Symphony in White, No.III

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Paolo Caliari, called Veronese (1528 – 1588)

The Visitation

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Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 – 1851)

The Sun Rising Through Vapour

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 – 1901)

A Woman Seated in a Garden

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Jacopo Robusti, called Tintoretto (1518 – 1594)

A Portrait of a Young Man

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Matthias Stom (about 1600 – after 1652)

Isaac Blessing Jacob

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Jan Steen (1625/6 – 1679)

The Wrath of Ahasuerus

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Simone Martini (about 1284 – 1344)

Saint John the Evangelist

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Luca Signorelli (about 1441 – 1523)

A Portrait of Niccolò Vitelli

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Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640)

A Portrait of a Carmelite Prior

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Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640)

A Landscape in Flanders

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Cosimo Rosselli (1439 – 1507)

The Adoration of the Infant Christ

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Hubert Robert (1733-1808)

An Architectural Capriccio with Hermit, Bather and Washerwoman

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Sebastiano Ricci (1659-1734) and Marco Ricci (1676-1730)

An Allegorical Tomb of the First Duke of Devonshire

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JOSHUA REYNOLDS (1723-1792)

Portrait of a Young Man

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 – 1919)

A Young Woman Seated

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PIERRE PUVIS DE CHAVANNES (1824 – 1898)

The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

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MATTIA PRETI (1613 – 1699)

The Martyrdom of Saint Peter

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NICOLAS POUSSIN (1594 – 1665)

Tancred and Erminia

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CAMILLE PISSARRO (1830 – 1903)

The Pond at Montfoucault

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Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617 – 1682)

The Marriage Feast at Cana

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Jean-François Millet (1814 – 1875)

A Milkmaid

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Sebastiano Mazzoni (about 1611 – 1678)

The Three Fates

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Attributed to Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743)

A Man Playing a Hurdy-Gurdy

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Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743)

Lovers in a Landscape (The Turtle Doves)

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JEAN-AUGUSTE-DOMINIQUE INGRES (1780 – 1867)

Paolo and Francesca

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JAN DAVIDSZ DE HEEM (1606 – 1683/4)

A Still Life with a Nautilus Cup

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Frans Hals (1581/5 – 1666)

A Portrait of a Man Holding a Skull

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Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890)

A Peasant Woman Digging

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The Circle of Rogier van der Weyden (about 1399/1400 – 1464)

The Deposition (centre); Adam and Eve Mourning Abel (left); Joseph’s Coat Shown to Jacob and Rachel (right)

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The Circle of Hans Memling (about 1430 – 1494)

Christ on the Cross, with a Donor

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Thomas Fearnley (1802 – 1842)

Ramsau

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Anthony van Dyck (1599 – 1641)

Ecce Homo

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Govaert Flinck (1615 – 1660)

A Portrait of a Boy

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Gustave Courbet (1819 – 1877)

The Sea-Arch at Etretat

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Giovanni Bellini (about 1430 – 1516)

A Portrait of a Boy

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Pieter Breughel the younger (1564/5 – about 1638)

Two Peasants Binding Faggots

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Eugène Boudin (1824 – 1898)

A Beach near Trouville

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Bartholomeus Breenbergh (1598-1657)

Joseph Distributing Corn in Egypt

Amsterdam, 1655
Oil on canvas

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Sandro Botticelli (about 1445 – 1510)

The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

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Giovanni Bellini (about 1430 – 1516)

Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

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Jacopo da Ponte, called Bassano (about 1510 – 1592)

The Adoration of the Magi

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Etienne Aubry (1745-1781)

Paternal Love

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ROSALBA CARRIERA (1675-1757)

A Portrait of Gustavus Hamilton, 2nd Viscount Boyne (1710 – 1746)

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Claude Monet (1840 – 1926)

The Church at Varengeville

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PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903)

Bathers at Tahiti

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Edouard Vuillard (1868 – 1940)

Madame Vuillard Arranging her Hair

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Attributed to the Master of the Judgment of Paris

Daphne Pursued by Apollo

The Metamorphosis of Daphne

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Attributed to Ugolino de Nerio (worked from 1317, died 1339 or 1349)

Saint Francis of Assisi

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Jean-François de Troy (1679-1752)

Jason Taming the Bulls of Aeetes

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Tiberio of Assisi (about 1470 – 1524)

Saint Ansanus

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Bernardo Strozzi (1581 – 1644)

The Head of an Old Woman

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Philippe de Champaigne (1602-1674)

The Vision of Saint Juliana of Mont Cornillon

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Jacob van Ruisdael (1628/9-1682)

A Woodland Landscape

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Theodore Rousseau (1812 – 1867)

A Landscape in the Auvergne

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JOSHUA REYNOLDS (1723- 1792)

A Portrait of Richard Robinson

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JOSHUA REYNOLDS (1723 – 1792)

Portrait of the Reverend William Beele

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ODILON REDON (1840 – 1916)

The Crucifixion

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GIOVANNI ANTONIO PELLEGRINI (1675-1741)

Judith and her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes

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NERI DI BICCI (1418 – about 1492)

Saint John the Baptist Leaving for the Desert

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Jan Miel (1599-1664) and Alessandro Salucci? (1590 – about 1660)

The Arch of Constantine, Rome

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The Master of the Griselda Legend (worked around 1490 – 1500)

Alexander the Great

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Eustache Le Sueur (1616-1655)

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

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Francesco Guardi (1712-1793)

A Regatta on the Grand Canal, Venice

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Aert de Gelder (1645 – 1727)

Ahasuerus and Haman

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Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

A Portrait of Giusto Ferdinando Tenducci

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Giovanni Battista Cima, called Cima da Conegliano (1459/60 – 1517/18)

Christ on the Cross with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist

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Aelbert Cuyp (1620 – 1691)

Huntsmen Halted

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Maurice Denis (1870 – 1943)

A Portrait of Arthur Huc

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Eugène Delacroix (1798 – 1863)

Saint Stephen Borne Away by his Disciples

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Domenico Fetti (about 1588/9-1623)

The Blind Leading the Blind

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Giuseppe Maria Crespi (1665-1747)

A Woman Looking for Fleas

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796 – 1875)

A Landscape with Distant Mountains

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GIOVANNI ANTONIO CANAL, KNOWN AS CANALETTO (1687-1768)

The Logetta, Venice

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Jan van de Cappelle (about 1625 – 1679)

Boats on the River Waal

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John Brett (1831 – 1902)

Kennack Sands

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Abraham van Calraet (1642 – 1722)

Horses and Cattle in a Landscape

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Francois Cidilla Bonvin (1817 – 1887)

The Attributes of Painting

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Hippolyte Bellange (1800-1866)

The Entry of Bonaparte into Milan

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GIUSEPPE CESARI (1568 – 1640)

Saint Lawrence Among the Poor and Sick

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Attributed to Giovanni Baronzio (worked from 1326 – about 1362)

The Angel of the Annunciation (top), The Nativity and the Annunciation to the Sheperds (centre), The Adoration of the Magi (bottom)

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DANTE gabriel ROSSETTI (1828-82)

The Blue Bower

British, 1865
Oil on Canvas

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Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

The Harvest Wagon

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Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)

A Still Life with Musical Instruments

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The Studio of Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664)

Saint Marina (Margaret)

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Emanuel de Witte (about 1617-1691/2)

The Interior of the Old Church, Amsterdam

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Hendrick Cornelisz. van der Vliet (1611/2-1675)

A Grotto in an Imaginary Landscape

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Unknown Netherlandish Artist (16th Century)

A Portrait of an Unknown Ecclesiastic

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Unknown Italian Artist

The Madonna and Child Enthroned (centre); Saint John the Baptist, with the Angel of the Annunciation (left); Saint Mary Magdalene, with the Madonna Annunciate (right)

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Unknown Italian Artist

The Crucifixion

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Unknown Italian Artist, after Andrea del Sarto (1486 – 1530)

The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

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Tiberio of Assisi (about 1470-1524)

Saint Francis of Assisi

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Tiberio of Assisi (about 1470-1524)

Saint Clare of Assisi

Bastia, near Assisi, the early 16th century
Fresco, transferred to canvas in the 19th century

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Spanish School

Portrait of an Old Woman

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Francesco Solimena (1657 – 1747)

The Holy Trinity, with the Madonna and Saints

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A Follower of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)

The Head of a Young Woman

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George Romney (1734-1802)

A Portrait of John Smith

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A Follower of Harmensz. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)

An Old Warrior

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SIR WILLIAM QUILLER ORCHARDSON (1832-1910)

A Portrait of Lady Orchardson

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Pieter Molijn (1595-1661)

A Landscape with a Huntsman

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Matteo di Giovanni (about 1430 – 1495)

The Madonna and Child, with Saint John the Baptist and Saint Michael the Archangel

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The Master of the Games (17th Century)

Soldiers Playing Cards

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Nicolaes Maes (1634 – 1693)

A Portrait of a Lady

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Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)

A Portrait of a Lady

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Gwendolen Mary John (1876-1939)

Mère Poussepin

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NATHANIEL HONE (1718-1784)

A Portrait of Charles Lee Lewes

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MELCHOIR D’HONDECOETER (1636-1695)

A Hen with Chicks, a Rooster and Pigeons

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Jan van Goyen (1596-1656)

Cottages in a Landscape with a Well

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Attributed to Pieter Fransz. de Grebber (about 1600-1652/3)

The Angel Appearing to Saint Anne

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Attributed to Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

A Landscape at Pont Aven

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Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

A Portrait of the Honourable Harriot Marsham

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Claude Gellée, called Claude Lorrain (about 1604/5 – 1682)

A Pastoral Landscape

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Attributed to Alfred De Dreux (1810-1860)

A Horse in a Landscape

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Charles-François Daubigny (1817 – 1878)

A Seascape

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John Crome (1768-1821) and John Berney Crome (1794-1842)

A View near Harwich

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Cornelis Dusart (1660-1704)

The Milk Seller

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Karel Dujardin (1626-1678)

A Landscape with Cattle and Figures

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Gaspard Dughet, called Gaspard Poussin (1615-1675)

A Classical Landscape with Figures

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Attributed to Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796 – 1875)

Wooded Landscape with a Pond

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An Imitator of John Constable (1776-1837)

The Glebe Farm

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Jean-Joseph-Xavier Bidauld (1758-1846)

A Cascade on the River Liri

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Bicci di Lorenzo (1373 – 1452)

Saint Romuald

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Paris Bordone (1500 – 1571)

A Mythological Scene

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Domenico Beccafumi (1484 – 1551)

Reclining Nymph (Venus and Cupid)

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BERNARDO CAVALLINO (1616 – 1656)

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

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GIOVANNI BENEDETTO CASTIGLIONE (1609 – 1664)

Rebecca Led by the Servant of Abraham

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Attributed to Christoph Amberger (about 1505-1561/2)

A Portrait of a Man

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VALERIO CASTELLO (1624 – 1659)

The Madonna and Child, with Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Appearing to Saint Bruno in a Vision

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