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Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The great thing about Fragonard’s art is how idyllic and serene it is. His paintings are like dreams come to life.



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Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin Jeune femme en buste, dite la Florentine



Edward Robert Hughes Idle Tears



Lancelot Speed The Lady of the Lake



Elisabeth Sonrel Music



Walter Crane The West wind
 
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Albert Aublet Selene




Thomas Ralph Spence Sleeping Beauty




Elisabeth Sonrel Jeune femme




George Spencer Watson A Study From Life
 
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John Martin Manfred and the Witch of the Alps

The eponymous hero of Byron's verse drama Manfred (1817) is a Faustian figure who, tormented by guilt for 'some half-maddening sin' and cursed by the spirits of the universe, is denied the oblivion he seeks. After an attempt at suicide - illustrated by Martin in a companion watercolour (Birmingham City Art Gallery) - Manfred invokes the Witch of the Alps and reveals his sin, his incestuous love for his sister Astarte. The Witch, who 'rises beneath the arch of the rainbow of the torrent', commands him to surrender his soul to her as the price for her assistance: the shadowy apparition to the right in this watercolour is his soul, with which he considers parting, but refuses to do so.
 
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Albert Anker Young mother contemplating her sleeping child in candlelight




Gerhard Wilhelm von Reutern Mother and Child




Friedrich von Amerling Sleepingfishwife




Jules Trayer A Tender Moment



Elisabeth Nourse Mother and Child
 
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Henry Tanworth Wells Alice




Adolphe Jourdan Maternal Affection




Leon Emile Caille Her Pride and Joy




George Elgar Hicks Young Companions




Michel-Honoré Bounieu Sleeping Child Guarded By A Dog




Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl Old Friend
 
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Hans Makart The Five Senses

Taste / Hearing /Sight / Smell / Touch
 
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Albert Anker



Strickendes Mädchen



Die kleine Kartoffelschälerin



Mädchen, die Haare flechtend



Das Erdbeer-Mareili




Pierre-Auguste Renoir Young Girl in a Pink and Black Hat




Gabriel Cornelius Rittervon Max In Love




Jules-Cyrille Cavé Portait of a Young Girl
 
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Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier Napoleon saluting the 12th Cuirassier regiment - Charge of the French Cuirassiers at Friedland




Jean-Baptiste-Édouard Detaille

Vive L'Empereur - charge du quatrième hussards à la bataille de Friedland, 14 juin 1807

Charge of the 4th Hussars at the battle of Friedland, 14 June 1807
 
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Julien Dupré



Le repos



Les glaneuses



La faneuse



Returning from the Fields
 
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Pierre Cecile Puvis de Chavannes Death and the Maiden
 
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