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A detailed oil painting of a woman that captures her particularity by depicting the damages of old age on her posture, expression, and skin.

Such a particular portrait was rare for its time, and would not become commonplace until the nineteenth…

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A portrait of King Louis XV, the King at the time of publication of A Sentimental Journey by Sterne, done by Maurice-Quentin de La Tour.

Dr. Knox is holding a human hand and forearming seemingly describing it to the viewer.

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A portrait of Frederic Chopin

A portrait of Samuel Richardson, author of Pamela And Clarissa done in 1747

Mary Beale, one of the most successful female painters of the 17th century, painted the portrait of Thomas Sydenham who is known as the "English Hippocrates." He is considered as the father of English medicine. He graduated from Oxford.

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A plaster cast based on a previously done work of Adam Smith was made by James Tassie

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This is a line engraving of Daniel Defoe, author of Roxana and other famous novels.

This is an oil on canvas painting dated from 1804/1805. It's painted by Joseph Allen and the woman posing is Diana Wynne.

A mezzotint portrait of philosopher John Locke, mid-18th century
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