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Top ten objects
Centrepiece of a unique Victorian installation of plaster models, this sculpture of the archangel battling his foe is the final masterpiece of this acclaimed artist.
Monument to the Baring Family
Flaxman shows two angels rescuing a man from the clutches of serpents and falling demons.
Mural by a Slade professor to celebrate UCL's centenary. Depicts a fictional meeting between Jeremy Bentham, Lord Brougham, Thomas Campbell, Henry Crabb Robinson and the architect to discuss Wilkins Building plans.
In this student prize work by one of Britain's visionary 20th-century painters the artist's mature style is instantly recognisable, the monumentality of his figures influenced by post-impressionism and Italian primitivism.
This prize-winning Slade painting shows three strong women gossiping in a Portuguese kitchen, anticipating the dominant female characters in the artist's later work.
Works like this prize-winner by Carrington resulted from the Slade’s pioneering policy allowing women to draw from life.
The inhabitants of Delos listen as Homer recites the Iliad in this work commissioned by George Grote, one of UCL’s founders.
This vast panorama of Rome, composed of 6 plates, would have had pride of place in a 18th-century gentleman’s library.
The Times claimed this large-scale work by the student artist and ‘Bright Young Thing’ heralded the revival of mural painting.
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