History

The term ‘history painting’ described the genre that occupied the most prestigious place in the hierarchy of genres introduced by the French Royal Academy in the 17th century. The style connects the depiction of narrative moments in history yet, in the broader sense also mythological and allegorical scenes. Explore our collection of history pictures to add grandiosity and drama to your interior, with a subject matter that will capture the attention of all.

Attributed to Michelangelo Maestri (Italian, d. 1812)

£7,500

Aurora ||| After Guido Reni ||| Oil on Canvas ||| Dawn 233 x 133cm

£38,000

French Revolution Rolled Paper Picture ‘Storming The Bastille’ After Napoleon Thomas

£7,900

French School, circa 1700 Judith and her handmaiden with the head of Holofernes, Watercolour on Paper

£15,000

Meerschaum Crusader Vs Ottoman Battle Scene

£2,900

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Paul Jacoulet, Woodblock Print : Retour D’Un Banquet, Coree Seoul

£1,200

Paul Jacoulet, Woodblock Print Bergeres Des Haute Montagnes

£850

Paul Jacoulet, Woodblock Print La Pipe A Eau

£1,100

Pietro Della Valle (1827 – 1891) – “LA MERANDA A TRAMONTO” 1857

£65,000

Pietro Della Valle Scagliola Table Top After Guido Reni

£12,000

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Tibetan Vellum Dragon Panel

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TOMASSO BIGATTI – CEILING FRESCOES DEPICTING AURORA AND APOLLO, CIRCA 1800, AFTER GUIDO RENI (1575-1642)

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