Antoine Watteau 1884-1721 French school Actors of the Comedie – Francaise. C. 1712

Antoine Watteau 1884-1721, French school, Actors of the Comedie – Francaise. C. 1712, Oil on panel. 20X25 cm, The Hetmitage. Saint Petersburg

Antoine Watteau,  Actors of the Comedie – Francaise.

Raphael 1483-1520, Madonna and Child (The Conestabile Madonna). 1502-1503

Raphael 1483-1520, Italian school, Madonna and Child (The Conestabile Madonna). 1502-1503, Tempera on canvas (transferred from a panel), 17.5X18 cm, The Hermitage. Saint Petersburg

Raphael 1483-1520, Italian school, Madonna and Child (The Conestabile Madonna). 1502-1503, Tempera on canvas (transferred from a panel)

Rembrandt. 1606-1669, Haman and Esther. 1660 Oil on canvas

Rembrandt. 1606-1669, Dutch school, Ahasuerus, Haman and Esther. 1660, Oil on canvas. 73X94 cm, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow.

Rembrandt, Ahasuerus, Haman and Esther

Tomas Gainsborougy 1729-1788, Portrait of the Duchess of Beaufort

Tomas Gainsborougy. 1729-1788, English school, Portrait of the Duchess of Beaufort. Late 1770s, Oil on canvas, 76X64 cm, The Hermitage. Saint Petersburg

Tomas Gainsborougy, Portrait of the Duchess of Beaufort

Peter Paul Rubens. 1577-1640, The Union of Earth and Water. Between 1612 and 1615

Peter Paul Rubens. 1577-1640, Flemish school, The Union of Earth and Water, Between 1612 and 1615, Oil on canvas. 222.5X180.5 cm, The Hermitage. Saint Petersburg

Peter Paul Rubens, The Union of Earth and Water,

Henri Matisse. 1869-1954 Azure Vase of Flowers on Blue Tablecloth. 1913

Henri Matisse. 1869-1954, Azure Vase of Flowers on Blue Tablecloth. 1913, Oil on canvas. 147X98 cm, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow.

Henri Matisse, Azure Vase of Flowers on Blue Tablecloth

Luca Giordano. 1632-1705, Expulsion from Paradise

Luca Giordano. 1632-1705, Italian school, Expulsion from Paradise, Oil on canvas. 229X267 cm, Palace Museum. Pavlovsk.

Luca Giordano. Expulsion from Paradise

Caspar David Friedrich. 1774-1840 German school Morning in the Hills.

Caspar David Friedrich, 1774-1840, German school, Morning in the Hills, Oil on canvas135X170 cm, The Hermitage. Saint Petersburg.

Caspar David Friedrich, Morning in the Hills

Otto Marsueus van Schrieck 1619-1678 Burdock

Otto Marsueus van Schrieck 1619-1678, Dutch school, Burdock, Oil on panel. 40X55.7 cm, The Radishchev Art Museum. Saratov.

Otto Marsueus van Schrieck, Dutch school, Burdock

Paul Gauguin.1848-1903, The King’s Wife. 1896

Paul Gauguin.1848-1903, French school, The King’s Wife. 1896, Oil on canvas. 97X130 cm, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow.

Paul Gauguin. The King's Wife

Sebastiano Conca. 1680-1764, The Rape of Europa

Sebastiano Conca. 1680-1764, Italian school, The Rape of Europa, Oil on canvas. 49X64 cm,The Catherine Palace Museum. Pushkin

Sebastiano Conca. The Rape of Europa