Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794) and His Wife (Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze, 1758–1836) Jacques-Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels) Date: 1788 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 102 1/4 x 76 5/8 in. (259.7 x 194.6 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, in honor of Everett Fahy, 1977 Accession Number: 1977.10 This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 601
Rubens, His Wife Helena Fourment (1614–1673), and Their Son Frans (1633–1678), ca. 1635. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, in honor of Sir John Pope-Hennessy, 1981 (1981.238) | This magnificent portrait shows the artist with his second wife and one of their five children strolling in a "Garden of Love.”
"George Harley Drummond" by Sir Henry Raeburn (1808-1809) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "The sitter, George Harley Drummond of Stanmore, Middlesex, and Drumtochty, Kincardine, was the great-grandson of the founder of the family banking house, Drummonds of Charing Cross, London....George Harley Drummond was excluded from the family bank, and “ruined his life by gambling and dissipation”."
Velázquez (Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez) (Spanish, 1599–1660). Don Gaspar de Guzmán (1587–1645), Count-Duke of Olivares, ca. 1635. Fletcher Fund, 1952 (52.125) | In full armor and holding a baton, the Count-Duke of Olivares is shown as a victorious commander. His horse holds a dressage position known as a levade. #horses
Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860–1920). Mrs. Walter Rathbone Bacon (Virginia Purdy, died 1919), 1897. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Walter Rathbone Bacon, in memory of her husband, 1917 (17.204) #dogs