30 highlight paintings

The National Gallery houses one of the finest collections of paintings in the world. This selection of 30 highlights includes some of the Gallery's best-loved works.

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Artist name
Johannes Vermeer: 'A Young Woman standing at a Virginal'
Johannes Vermeer
about 1670-2
1632 - 1675
Titian: 'Bacchus and Ariadne'
Titian
1520-3
active about 1506; died 1576
Paul Cézanne: 'Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses)'
Paul Cézanne
about 1894-1905
1839 - 1906
Georges Seurat: 'Bathers at Asnières'
Georges Seurat
1884
1859 - 1891
Claude-Oscar Monet: 'Bathers at La Grenouillère'
Claude Monet
1869
1840 - 1926
Giovanni Bellini: 'The Doge Leonardo Loredan'
Giovanni Bellini
1501-2
active about 1459; died 1516
Anthony van Dyck: 'Equestrian Portrait of Charles I'
Anthony van Dyck
about 1637-8
1599 - 1641
François-Hubert Drouais: 'Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame'
François-Hubert Drouais
1763-4
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres: 'Madame Moitessier'
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
1856
Thomas Gainsborough: 'Mr and Mrs Andrews'
Thomas Gainsborough
about 1750
1727 - 1788
Peter Paul Rubens: 'Samson and Delilah'
Peter Paul Rubens
about 1609-10
1577 - 1640
1604/5? - 1682
1606 - 1669
Vincent van Gogh, Sunflowers
Vincent van Gogh
1888
1853 - 1890
Jan Gossaert: 'The Adoration of the Kings'
Jan Gossaert (Jean Gossart)
1510-15
active 1508; died 1532
Hans Holbein the Younger: 'The Ambassadors'
Hans Holbein the Younger
1533
1497/8 - 1543
Jan van Eyck: 'The Arnolfini Portrait'
Jan van Eyck
1434
active 1422; died 1441
Piero della Francesca: 'The Baptism of Christ'
Piero della Francesca
1450s
about 1415/20 - 1492
Paolo Uccello: 'The Battle of San Romano'
Paolo Uccello
probably about 1438-40
about 1397 - 1475
Michelangelo: 'The Entombment'
Michelangelo
about 1500-1
1475 - 1564
Joseph Mallord William Turner: 'The Fighting Temeraire'
Joseph Mallord William Turner
1839
John Constable: 'The Hay Wain'
John Constable
1821
1776 - 1837
1483 - 1520
Canaletto
about 1725
1697 - 1768
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: 'The Supper at Emmaus'
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
1601
Diego Velázquez: 'The Toilet of Venus ('The Rokeby Venus')'
Diego Velázquez
1647-51
1599 - 1660
Leonardo da Vinci: 'The Virgin of the Rocks'
Leonardo da Vinci
about 1491/2-9 and 1506-8
1452 - 1519
English or French (?), The Wilton Diptych
English or French (?)
about 1395-9
Sandro Botticelli: 'Venus and Mars'
Sandro Botticelli
about 1485
about 1445 - 1510
George Stubbs: 'Whistlejacket'
George Stubbs
about 1762
1724 - 1806