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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PreviewPaintingsArtist name
A Young Woman standing at a Virginal
A Young Woman standing at a Virginal
Johannes Vermeer
about 1670-2
Bacchus and Ariadne
Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses)
Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses)
Paul Cézanne
about 1894-1905
Bathers at Asnières
Bathers at Asnières
Georges Seurat
1884
Bathers at La Grenouillère
Doge Leonardo Loredan
Doge Leonardo Loredan
Giovanni Bellini
1501-2
Equestrian Portrait of Charles I
Equestrian Portrait of Charles I
Anthony van Dyck
about 1637-8
Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame
Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame
François-Hubert Drouais
1763-4
Madame Moitessier
Madame Moitessier
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
1856
Mr and Mrs Andrews
Mr and Mrs Andrews
Thomas Gainsborough
about 1750
Samson and Delilah
Samson and Delilah
Peter Paul Rubens
about 1609-10
Seaport with the Embarkation of Saint Ursula
Self Portrait at the Age of 34
Sunflowers
Sunflowers
Vincent van Gogh
1888
The Adoration of the Kings
The Adoration of the Kings
Jan Gossaert
1510-15
The Ambassadors
The Ambassadors
Hans Holbein the Younger
1533
The Arnolfini Portrait
The Arnolfini Portrait
Jan van Eyck
1434
The Baptism of Christ
The Baptism of Christ
Piero della Francesca
1450s
The Battle of San Romano
The Battle of San Romano
Paolo Uccello
probably about 1438-40
The Entombment
The Entombment
Michelangelo
about 1500-1
The Fighting Temeraire
The Fighting Temeraire
Joseph Mallord William Turner
1839
The Hay Wain
The Hay Wain
John Constable
1821
The Madonna of the Pinks ('La Madonna dei Garofani')
The Stonemason's Yard
The Stonemason's Yard
Canaletto
about 1725
The Supper at Emmaus
The Supper at Emmaus
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
1601
The Toilet of Venus ('The Rokeby Venus')
The Virgin of the Rocks
The Virgin of the Rocks
Leonardo da Vinci
about 1491/2-9 and 1506-8
The Wilton Diptych
The Wilton Diptych
English or French (?)
about 1395-9
Venus and Mars
Venus and Mars
Sandro Botticelli
about 1485
Whistlejacket
Whistlejacket
George Stubbs
about 1762
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