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We had the chance to look closely at some wonderful artworks during the Twitter #ArtUKOlympics, and six paintings were crowned the winners of their categories:

Romantic

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet 1884

Frank Dicksee (1853–1928)

Sad

The Lost Shepherd

The Lost Shepherd 1860

Richard Ansdell (1815–1885)

Happy

The Golden Wedding

The Golden Wedding c.1900

Pompeo Massani (1850–1920)

Scary

Calming 

A Room at Twilight: Kellie Castle

A Room at Twilight: Kellie Castle

John Henry Lorimer (1856–1936)

Empowering

Elizabeth I (1533–1603)

Elizabeth I (1533–1603) 16th C

British (English) School

Thanks to all who voted, and special thanks to those people that tweeted their responses to the paintings. We had a great many good responses, and our favourites won a selection of prizes.

On Lorimer's 'A Room at Twilight: Kellie Castle'

On Lorimer's 'A Room at Twilight: Kellie Castle'

On Massani's 'The Golden Wedding'

On Massani's 'The Golden Wedding'

On Ansdell's 'The Lost Shepard'

On Ansdell's 'The Lost Shepard'

Follow @artukdotorg on Twitter to see hand-picked #artoftheday, and get a daily dose of inspiration. We always love to hear people's thoughts on the art we show, so please do tell us what you think.

Jade King, Art UK