Goya, not idealizing:
Guercino's dead Christ—decorum, emotion:
An eye-popper, painted by a 20-year-old:
Gainsborough strikes a subtle blow for the commoners, against the gentry:
More JMW Turner, once again between representation and reality. Also, when unfinished might as well be finished:
Raeburn on aristocracy, eye-line, composition:
If you've got it, flaunt it ...