Gallery after gallery to lose yourself in ... so many great works to chose from ... I have represented here just a smattering of works that caught my eye ...
Without using a tripod - which are allowed only on special days - it is very difficult photographing paintings - so please excuse the odd angle of some photos.
A State Yacht and other Craft in Calm Water - Jan van de Capelle - 1668 - Dutch
The Harvesters - Pieter Bruegel the Elder - 1565 - Brussels
The Dormination of the Virgin - Hans Schaufelein - 1510 - Germany
Washington crossing the Delaware - Emanuel Leutze - 1851 - USA
The Gulf Stream - Winslow Homer - 1899 - USA
The Northeaster - Winslow Homer - 1895 - USA
On the Southern Plains - Frederic Remington - 1907 - USA
Repose - John White Alexander - 1895 - USA
The Water Garden - Childe Hassam - 1909 - USA
Banks of the Loing - William Picknell - 1895 - USA
Alpine Pool - John Singer Sargent - 1907- USA
The Wyndham Sisters - 1899 - John Singer Sargent - USA
The Adoration of the Christ Child - 1510 - Workshop of the Master - Netherlands
The Annunciation - 1480 - Hans Memling - Flemish School
The Fortune Teller - Georges de la Tour - 1630 - France
Self Portrait with Two Pupils - Adelaide Labille Guiard - 1761 - France
Young Woman Dancing - Marie Denise Villers - 1801 - France
Don Andres de Andrade y la Cal - Bartolome Esteban Murillo - 1665 - Spain
Why bother spending all that time labouring over a painting, when you can get up real close with your camera !!!
Two more galleries to bring you - tomorrow is my favourite - Marble and Stone ...