This beautiful picture depicts a bride show in the 17th century, whereby a Tsar chose his consort, but artistically it's clearly a product of the 19th century.
On July 8, 1822, Percy Bysshe Shelley, the English poet, drowned in a sudden storm in the Gulf of Spezia, in Italy. His body washed [...]
These ancient statues, captured by an Austrian painter in the 1840s, still exist as mighty monuments to a civilization long dead.
A French painter turns his eyes and his brush toward the romantic "riverboat era" that flourished before the Civil War.
This painting captures the romance and majesty inherent in late 19th century Western landscapes.
This painting depicts what was once a thriving industry on the shores of a famous Danish lake.
This startling painting is part of a long liberal and romanticist tradition in Spain, which had rather a rough 19th century.
Feeling wintry? Check out this view of Moscow in the late Imperial era by painter Ivan Aivazovsky.
This view of the first Thanksgiving in 1621 is very far from accurate, but it's extremely American.
This amazing picture depicts the pinnacle of the Alps and is representative of romantic 19th century landscapes.