Eugene Fromentin (1820-La Rochele-1876), Le Pays de la soif (Country of thirst), about 1869

Eugene Fromentin (1820-La Rochele-1876), Le Pays de la soif (Country of thirst), about 1869

Jean-Leon Gerome (Vesoul 1824-1904 Paris), Solomon’s Wall, Jerusalem, Private collection

Jean-Leon Gerome (Vesoul 1824-1904 Paris), Solomon’s Wall, Jerusalem, Private collection

Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (Montargis 1767-1824 Paris), Study of a Head of Mameluke, Private collection

Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (Montargis 1767-1824 Paris), Study of a Head of Mameluke, Private collection

Ford Madox Brown (Calais 1821-1893 London), The Coat of Many Colours, 1864-66, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Ford Madox Brown (Calais 1821-1893 London), The Coat of Many Colours, 1864-66, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Milan 1571-1610 Porto Ercole), Ecce Homo, ca.1605, Palazzo Rosso, Genoa

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Milan 1571-1610 Porto Ercole), Ecce Homo, ca.1605, Palazzo Rosso, Genoa

Giovanni Battista Gaulli, also called Baciccia or Baciccio (Genoa 1639-1709 Rome), ECCE AGNUS DEI - Behold the Lamb of God, about 1695-1700, Montreal Museum of Fine Art

Giovanni Battista Gaulli, also called Baciccia or Baciccio (Genoa 1639-1709 Rome), ECCE AGNUS DEI - Behold the Lamb of God, about 1695-1700, Montreal Museum of Fine Art

Venetian School, Samson and Delilah, ca.1700, Private collection

Venetian School, Samson and Delilah, ca.1700, Private collection

Francesco Guardi (Venice, 1712-1793), Camp Santi Giovanni e Paolo church, 1760, Louvre Museum

Francesco Guardi (Venice, 1712-1793), Camp Santi Giovanni e Paolo church, 1760, Louvre Museum

Bartolomeo Guidobono (Savona 1654-1709 Turin), The Sorceress, ca.1685-95, Private collection

Bartolomeo Guidobono (Savona 1654-1709 Turin), The Sorceress, ca.1685-95, Private collection

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli called Viterbese (Viterbo, c.1610-1662), Saint Cecilia, Private collection

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli called Viterbese (Viterbo, c.1610-1662), Saint Cecilia, Private collection