Mary Cassatt's Impressionist painting The Crochet Lesson depicts two girls leaning into each other with eyes fixed on their task at hand.
Abraham van Strij was a Dutch painter who continued the Dutch Golden Age tradition of genre scenes with Interior of an Inn from 1825.
William Merritt Chase was an American Impressionist and teacher who travelled widely in Europe He painted Open Air Breakfast in 1888.
In his particular Post-Impressionist style, Vincent van Gogh paints The Smoker - a moustachioed peasant smoking his pipe in 1888.
Lucas Cranach the Elder paints Duke Henry the Pious IV, the Duke of Saxony who adopted the Lutheran faith in 1517.
In a similar vein of spiritual feeling, Wassily Kandinsky paints an urban setting, Houses in Munich in 1908.
Berthe Morisot's The Hairstyle (La Coiffure) shows a girl having her hair done by another red-haired girl in front of a portrait of a woman.
The young Kuroda Seiki looks out at us with his head turned from the side orientation of his body in his Self-Portrait in a Turkish Hat.
This painting of Hong Kong from 1900 by Kuroda Seiki seems to be at the intersection of west and east in terms of style.
Peaceable Kingdom of the Branch was painted between 1826 and 1830 by Edward Hicks, who was a Quaker preacher and painter.
In Arnaut Smoking, again Jean-Léon Gérôme reveals his fascination with other cultures as we see a man draw smoke from a hookah pipe.
Peter Paul Rubens displays in abundance the sumptuous and full shapes of the Baroque period in 1633's The Peace Embracing the Abundance.
German painter Eduard Magnus created Return of the Palikaren while in in Italy in 1836.
Carolus-Duran's The Kiss, or 'Le Baiser' in his native French, features a couple embracing, who are in fact artist himself and his fiancée.
Antoine-Jean Gros painted General Baston de Lariboisière and His Son Ferdinand in 1805, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo.
Napoleon in Egypt by famous academic painter Jean-Léon Gérôme is an example of the European taste for exoticism in art in the 19th century.
Dutch Golden Age master Gerard van Honthorst shows us his expertise in lighting effects here in The Procuress, painted in 1625.
Memory of the Garden at Etten is an 1888 Post-Impressionist painting by Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh.
Here is an 1800 portrait of Christine Boyer by Antoine-Jean Gros, as a member of the then ascendant Bonaparte family.
Orientalist painter Jean-Léon Gérôme visited the East several times and On the Desert was likely inspired by his early trips in 1854 & 1867.