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Date: 2000 BC - 1600 BCAccession no. AN1889.318
Recto: The Cross borne to Heaven by Angels
Verso: designs for a decorative frieze, with amorini bearing garlands
Artist: Camillo BoccaccinoAccession no. WA1936.185
Date: 1743 - 1750Accession no. WA2003.127
Date: 2nd - 4th century AD (AD 101 - 400)Accession no. EAX.149
Artist: William Turner of OxfordAccession no. WA1931.81
Accession no. EA1978.320
Date: 297 BC - 281 BCAccession no. HCR5261
Date: 1789Accession no. EA2003.4.131
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1984.617
Date: 17th century (1601 - 1700)Accession no. EA1978.2169
Date: c. 1542 - 1545
Artist: Raffaello da MontelupoAccession no. WA1846.132
Date: 1799 - 1799
Artist: Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (printmaker)Accession no. WA1863.6450.73
Date: c. 1872
Artist: James Abbott McNeill WhistlerAccession no. WA1941.56
Date: late 18th century
Artist: ImeiAccession no. EA1966.110
Date: c. 1820
Artist: Johann Christian ReinhardtAccession no. WA1954.70.136
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.532
Date: c. 1630 - 1633
Artist: Claude Lorrain (printmaker)Accession no. WA1855.525
Date: 1842 - 1843
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (designer)Accession no. EA1983.88
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1993.134
Artist: Jonathan Richardson, the ElderAccession no. WA1945.135
Date: 2nd half of the 18th centuryAccession no. EA1962.124
Date: c. 1515 - 1520
Artist: formerly attributed to Baldassare PeruzziAccession no. WA1846.140
Accession no. AN1836.p123.59
Accession no. EA1978.253
Date: 1789Accession no. EA2003.4.49
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