Britain and France, 19th century: Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Realism

French Impressionism forms the collection's main focus, but its immediate forerunners in France occupy almost as important a position.

Special prominence is given to the leading representatives of Romanticism, Théodore Géricault and Eugène Delacroix, to the Realists Gustave Courbet and Honoré Daumier and to the landscape painter Camille Corot.

John Constable (1776-1837), Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867), Théodore Géricault (1791-1824), Eugéne Delacroix (1798-1863), Théodore Chassériau (1819-1856), Camille Corot (1796-1875), Jean-François Millet (1814-1875), Honoré Daumier (1808-1879), Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)