Of This Men Shall Know Nothing
Of This Men Shall Know Nothing (German: Von diesem wissen Männer nichts) is oil on canvas painting by a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet Max Ernst. The painting was completed in 1923...
The Beloved (Rossetti painting)
The Beloved (also The Bride) is an oil painting on canvas by English artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti, first painted in 1865 and currently housed at Tate Britain.
This painting illustrates the Song o...
Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl
Symphony in White, No. 2, also known as The Little White Girl is a painting by James Abbott McNeill Whistler. The work shows a woman in three-quarter figure standing by a fireplace with a mirror over ...
Hadleigh Castle (painting)
Hadleigh Castle is an oil painting by the English painter John Constable.John Constable visited Hadleigh Castle in 1814 and made a minute drawing of the castle. This he developed into a full-sized oil...
The Kiss (Rodin sculpture)
The Kiss is an 1889 marble sculpture by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The embracing couple depicted in the sculpture appeared originally as part of a group of reliefs decorating Rodin's monumenta...
Ophelia (painting)
Ophelia is a painting by British artist Sir John Everett Millais, completed between 1851 and 1852. It is held in the Tate Britain in London. It depicts Ophelia, a character from William Shakespeare's ...
The Sick Child
The Sick Child (Norwegian: Det syke barn) is the title given to six paintings and a number of lithographs, drypoints and etchings completed by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944), between 18...
The Cholmondeley Ladies
The Cholmondeley Ladies is an early 17th-century British oil painting depicting two women seated upright and side by side in bed, each holding a baby. Measuring 886 by 1723mm, it was painted on a woo...
Past and Present (paintings)
Past and Present is the title usually given to the series of three oil paintings made by Augustus Egg in 1858, which are designed to be exhibited together as a triptych. When first exhibited at Royal ...
Nebuchadnezzar (Blake)
Nebuchadnezzar is a colour monotype print with additions in ink and watercolour portraying the Old Testament Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II by the English poet, painter and printmaker William Blake...
The Elephant Celebes
The Elephant Celebes (or Celebes) is a 1921 painting by the German Dadaist and surrealist Max Ernst. It is among the most famous of Ernst's early surrealist works and "undoubtedly the first masterpiec...
Whaam!
Whaam! is a 1963 diptych painting by the American artist Roy Lichtenstein. It is one of the best-known works of pop art, and among Lichtenstein's most important paintings. Whaam! was first exhibited a...
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose is an oil-on-canvas painting made by the Anglo-American painter John Singer Sargent in 1885-6.The painting depicts two small children dressed in white, lighting softly-glow...
The Three Dancers
The Three Dancers (French: Les Trois Danseuses) is a painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, painted in June 1925. It is an oil on canvas and measures 84.8 in x 56 in (215.3 cm x 142.2...
Marilyn Diptych
The Marilyn Diptych (1962) is a silkscreen painting by American pop artist Andy Warhol. The piece is one of the artist's most famous works, and it has been praised by several cultural critics such as ...
The Death of Chatterton
The Death of Chatterton is an oil painting on canvas by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter Henry Wallis, now in Tate Britain, London. Two smaller versions, sketches or replicas, are held by the Birmin...
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows was painted by John Constable in 1831, one year after the death of his wife, Maria. It is currently on display at the National Museum Wales, Cardiff, on loan from ...
Consulting the Oracle
Consulting the Oracle is a painting by John William Waterhouse. Waterhouse painted it in 1884; according to Anthony Hobson, "The Illustrated London News described it as one of the principal works of t...
Pegwell Bay, Kent – a Recollection of October 5th 1858
Pegwell Bay, Kent – a Recollection of October 5th 1858 is an oil-on-canvas painting by British artist William Dyce, depicting the landscape at Pegwell Bay, on the east coast of Kent. Considered a Pre...
The Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum
The Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum is a large 1822 painting by English artist John Martin. It follows the pattern set by his previous successful painting, Belshazzar's Feast, being another de...
Proserpine (Rossetti painting)
Proserpine (also Proserpina) is an oil painting on canvas by English artist and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, painted in 1874 and currently housed at Tate Britain.
In his Proserpine, the artist ill...
August Blue
August Blue is an oil-on-canvas painting by British artist Henry Scott Tuke. It depicts four naked youths in and around a boat, bathing in the sea. Tuke started the painting in 1893, probably en ple...
The Wood of the Self-Murderers: The Harpies and the Suicides
The Wood of the Self-Murderers: The Harpies and the Suicides is a pencil, ink and watercolour on paper artwork by the English poet, painter and printmaker William Blake (1757–1827). The work was compl...
The Lady of Shalott (painting)
The Lady of Shalott is an 1888 oil-on-canvas painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse in Tate Britain in London, where it is usually on display, in room 1840 in 2013. The...
The All-Pervading
The All-Pervading is an allegorical painting produced between 1887 and 1890 by the English artist George Frederic Watts. Influenced by the Sibyls of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, it symbolises the spiri...
Thoughts of the Past
Thoughts of the Past is an oil painting on canvas by English Pre-Raphaelite artist John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, first exhibited 1859 and currently housed at Tate Britain.
Known as one of the "se...
Agony in the Garden (Blake)
The Agony in the Garden is a small painting by William Blake, completed as part of his 1799-1800 series of Bible illustrations commissioned by his patron and friend Thomas Butts. The work illustrates ...
The Snail
The Snail (L'escargot) is a collage by Henri Matisse, The work was created from summer 1952 to early 1953. It is pigmented with gouache on paper, cut and pasted onto a base layer of white paper measur...
Tate's purchase of The Upper Room
The Upper Room is an installation of 13 paintings of rhesus macaque monkeys by English artist Chris Ofili in a specially-designed room. It was bought by the Tate gallery in 2005 from the Victoria Miro...