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Date: c.480 BC
Artist: manner of The Berlin PainterAccession no. AN1889.1015
Date: after 1868
Artist: Sir William Blake RichmondAccession no. WA1950.47
Date: early 13th centuryAccession no. EA1978.2311
Date: c. 1760Accession no. EA1979.9
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1984.209
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.472
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (designer), Hori Mino (block cutter)Accession no. EA1983.58
Date: 1845 - 1846
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (designer)Accession no. EA1971.86
Artist: Maerten de VosAccession no. WA1997.28
Date: 1799 - 1799
Artist: Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (printmaker)Accession no. WA1863.6450.28
Date: c. 1855
Artist: Samuel PalmerAccession no. WA1954.100
Date: early 19th century
Artist: Baqir (enameller)Accession no. EA2009.2.a
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1993.319
Date: 18th century (1701 - 1800)Accession no. EA1960.181
Artist: Eric RaviliousAccession no. WA1968.38
Date: 9th century AD (AD 801 - 900)Accession no. EA1956.170
Date: c. 1700 - 1730Accession no. WA1947.191.181
Date: 18th century (1701 - 1800)
Artist: David Charles ReadAccession no. WA1855.214
Date: 1st half of the 19th centuryAccession no. EAX.10714
Date: early 1650s
Artist: Jan van Kessel, the ElderAccession no. WA1940.2.42
Date: c. 1800Accession no. EAX.11176
Date: possibly 16th century (1501 - 1600)
Artist: Anonymous ItalianAccession no. WA1863.801
Date: 11th century (1001 - 1100)Accession no. EA1980.229
Date: 2nd half of the 18th centuryAccession no. EA1964.65
Date: 1800 - 1840Accession no. EAX.11180
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