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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (designer)Accession no. EA1983.63
Scaraboid of blue-grey chalcedony depicting a seated Persian man (with Persian cap) approached by a woman
Date: 500 BC - 401 BCAccession no. AN1921.2
Date: c. 1842
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (designer)Accession no. EA1983.82
Date: 10th - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1984.257
Accession no. AN1927.2010
Date: 18th century (1701 - 1800)Accession no. EA1978.1988
Date: c. 1503
Artist: RaphaelAccession no. WA1846.155
Date: 12th - 13th century (1101 - 1300)Accession no. EA1932.999.d
Date: 1550 - 1650
Artist: after Vincenzo Campi, Anonymous ItalianAccession no. WA1863.899
Artist: manner of Ni Zan, manner of Huang Gongwang, Qian GuAccession no. EA2012.185.f
Date: 1800 - 1830
Artist: Kanō Tomokazu (carver)Accession no. EA1956.1721
Artist: Vincent van GoghAccession no. WA1972.18
Date: mid-17th century
Artist: Timothy Skottowe (goldsmith)Accession no. WA1949.179
Date: 2nd half of the 16th centuryAccession no. EA1978.2579.b
Date: mid-18th century
Artist: attributed to Francesco FontebassoAccession no. WA1855.159
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (designer)Accession no. EA1983.62
Recto: Project for the decoration of a chapel
Verso: A pope blessing a kneeling figure, and a drapery study
Date: 1560 - 1590
Artist: follower of Giorgio VasariAccession no. WA1944.102.45
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.506
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.649
Date: late 1630s
Artist: Claude LorrainAccession no. WA1855.58
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.411
Date: possibly 1866
Artist: after Elizabeth SiddalAccession no. WA1977.355.15
Date: 1600 - 1620
Artist: Giovanni Battista MontanoAccession no. WA1942.55.114
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.990
Date: c. 1750 - 1759
Artist: Charles BrookingAccession no. WA1962.17.7