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Detailed studies of the twisted (or Solomonic) column in the Basilica of St Peter, Rome (Ionic order)
Date: c. 1540 - 1560
Artist: Anonymous ItalianAccession no. WA1942.55.150
Artist: Claude Lorrain (printmaker)Accession no. WA1855.537
Date: late 13th century - early 14th centuryAccession no. EA1993.240
Date: 500 BC - 480 BCAccession no. AN1934.67
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1984.615
Date: 1st half of the 17th century
Artist: possibly Cornelis Schut, formerly attributed to Anonymous ItalianAccession no. WA1863.688
Date: 1820 - 1857
Artist: Ren XiongAccession no. EA1995.236.b
Accession no. AN1891.479
Date: c. 1639 - 1640
Artist: Simon VouetAccession no. WA1948.77
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1984.434
Date: probably October 1851
Artist: William Holman HuntAccession no. WA1977.61
Date: 1600 - 1700
Artist: Anonymous ItalianAccession no. WA1853.1.57
Date: 1799 - 1799
Artist: Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (printmaker)Accession no. WA1863.6450.66
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.36
Date: 1672 - 1673
Artist: Thomas Jenkins (goldsmith)Accession no. WA1947.60
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.26
Date: 1st half of the 11th centuryAccession no. EA2013.132
Date: 2nd half of the 12th century - 1st half of the 13th centuryAccession no. EA1956.740
Date: late 18th century - early 19th centuryAccession no. EA1965.86
Date: 14th - 15th century (1301 - 1500)Accession no. EA1969.75
Accession no. AN1896-1908.AE.1025.1
Date: c. 1833 - 1834
Artist: Samuel PalmerAccession no. WA1947.168
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1984.572
Design for a wall fountain showing Saturn and deities, from the series 'Recueil de fontaines et de frises maritimes'
Artist: Louis de Châtillon (printmaker), after Charles Le BrunAccession no. WA1925.344.8
Date: 15th - 16th century (1401 - 1600)Accession no. EA1969.56