10 works of Art that you should know

Captura de Tela 2015-04-10 às 16.33.51This is the Portrait of a young woman by Petrus Christus, and it is so enigmatic as Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Ring, don;t you think?Captura de Tela 2015-04-10 às 16.42.58

Millais’ Mariana, a very nice demonstration of the skills of the Pre-Raphaelits.

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Ingres, and his superb portrait “Princesse de Broglie”

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Bernini, and the gracious movements of Apolo and Daphne, a masterpiece second to none.

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William Dyce, Pegwell Bay.

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A Venetian from the Renaissance, Veronese, and its superb The family of Darius before Alexander.

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A magnificent landscape from Constable, showing that not only the Dutch excelled in this field.

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Think the sistine chapel is all you need? Try this one, The Glorification of Saint Ignatius, at the church of Sant’Ignatio, from Andrea Pozzo.

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A superb use of light, from Wright of Derby (A philosopher’s lecture at the Orrery)

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And ending with a brilliant piece from Caspar Friedrich, the Abbey among Oaks.

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