Edward Hopper (1882-1967), Sun in an Empty Room, 1963, oil on canvas, 73 x 100cm, Private Collection.
Unknown artist, Sir Henry Unton, oil on panel, circa 1596, 74 x 163.2 cm, National Portrait Gallery.
Robert Ryman, Guild, 1982, enamelac paint on fibreglass, aluminium and wood, 98.2 x 91.8 x 2.8 cm, Tate.
Ivan Kramskoi (1837-1887), Inspection of the Old Room, 1874, oil on canvas, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Percy Shakespeare (1906-1943), Morning Exercise, 1934, oil on canvas, 76 x 63.5 cm, private collection.
Lydia Dona, Photo Ghosts and the Labyrinth Drips on the Void, 1996, oil, acrylic, and sign paint on canvas, 213.4 x 162.6 cm.
Julie Mehretu, Dispersion, 2002, ink and acrylic on canvas, 228.6 x 365.8 cm, Williams College Museum of Art.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Beata Beatrix, c.1864-70, oil on canvas, 86.4 x 66 cm, Tate.
Today in 1916, German expressionist painter Franz Marc was fatally wounded at the Battle of Verdun.
Now largely overlooked, 17th-century Spanish painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was once the most famous – and expensive – artist in the world.