"A long lost son seeks his lov'd home once more; / An heir of wealth, although in clothing poor: / The dogs fly at him; loud they're barking, / Those in the house are closely heark'ning, / Robbers they say are round, they greatly fear, / But soon a son and brother's voice they hear."—Barber, 1857

All Are Not Thieves that Dogs Bark At

"A long lost son seeks his lov'd home once more; / An heir of wealth, although in clothing poor: / The…

The Duchess of Devonshire, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

The Duchess of Devonshire

The Duchess of Devonshire, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

The Honourable Mrs. Graham, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

The Honourable Mrs. Graham

The Honourable Mrs. Graham, a painting by Thomas Gainsborough.

"The Knight and the Lady. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

The Knight and the Lady

"The Knight and the Lady. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

This painting, by Tistian is a great example of his oil on canvas technique. It can now be found hanging in the Capitol in Rome, Italy.

The Lesson on the Flute

This painting, by Tistian is a great example of his oil on canvas technique. It can now be found hanging…

"While others are on beds of sweet repose, / This care-worn, wealthy man, no quiet knows; / A wandering cat may sorely him affright, / While counting o'er his gold at dead of night / Strange sights, and noises, oftentimes appear; / He dreads the midnight robber - thinks him near, / Riches he has, but quiet rest is rare, / He's harassed much, his soul is pressed with care."—Barber, 1857

Much Coin, Much Care

"While others are on beds of sweet repose, / This care-worn, wealthy man, no quiet knows; / A wandering…

This painting was done by Frans Hals. It was painted in 1640 and is a great example of his oil on canvas techniques. It can now be found in The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.

Portrait of an Officer

This painting was done by Frans Hals. It was painted in 1640 and is a great example of his oil on canvas…