Paintings

Important examples by artists such as Perugino, Frans Hals, Claude Lorrain, and Pablo Picasso illustrate key aspects of the history of European art in a wide range of artistic periods, subjects, and styles. The paintings’ origins extend geographically from northern Europe to central Italy and chronologically from the late 15th century to the present.

Piction collections thumbnails

Carle van Loo, French, 1705 - 1765
Venus Requesting Vulcan to make Arms for Aeneas
about 1735
2005.2
Jan Davidsz. De Heem, Dutch, 1606 - 1684
Still Life with Grapes
about 1660
2006.11
Jan Davidsz. De Heem, Dutch, 1606 - 1684
Still Life with Grapes
about 1660
2006.11
Pompeo Batoni, Italian, 1708 - 1787
William Legge, Second Earl of Dartmouth (1731-1801)
1752/53-1756
2007.34
Pompeo Batoni, Italian, 1708 - 1787
William Legge, Second Earl of Dartmouth (1731-1801)
1752/53-1756
2007.34
Frans Hals I, Dutch, 1582/83 - 1666
Portrait of a Man
1640s
2009.78.1
Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch, 1836 - 1912
The Sculpture Gallery
1874
p.961.125
Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch, 1836 - 1912
The Sculpture Gallery
1874
p.961.125
Yves Klein, French, 1928 - 1962
Blue Monochrome Sponge Relief (RE24)
1960
p.961.288
Yves Klein, French, 1928 - 1962
Blue Monochrome Sponge Relief (RE24)
1960
p.961.288
Yves Klein, French, 1928 - 1962
Blue Monochrome Sponge Relief (RE24)
1960
p.961.288
Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973
Guitar on a Table
1912
p.975.79
Jean Dubuffet, French, 1901 - 1985
Topography With a Nest of Stones (Topographie au nid de pierres)
1958
p.975.99
Jean Dubuffet, French, 1901 - 1985
Topography With a Nest of Stones (Topographie au nid de pierres)
1958
p.975.99
Claude Lorrain, French, 1604 - 1682
Landscape with a Shepherd and Shepherdess
about 1636
p.989.21
Claude Lorrain, French, 1604 - 1682
Landscape with a Shepherd and Shepherdess
about 1636
p.989.21
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) and Workshop, Italian, about 1450 - 1523
Virgin and Child with Saints
about 1500
p.999.2
Luca Giordano, Italian, 1632 - 1705
Carneades with the Bust of Paniscus
about 1658-1660
p.999.51
Luca Giordano, Italian, 1632 - 1705
Carneades with the Bust of Paniscus
about 1658-1660
p.999.51
Luca Giordano, Italian, 1632 - 1705
Carneades with the Bust of Paniscus
about 1658-1660
p.999.51
Luca Giordano, Italian, 1632 - 1705
Carneades with the Bust of Paniscus
about 1658-1660
p.999.51
Luca Giordano, Italian, 1632 - 1705
Carneades with the Bust of Paniscus
about 1658-1660
p.999.51