Americans by Charles Deas

The Americans in Charles Deas (1818-1867) paintings are natives, settlers, troops, people who travel to search for other places.

Os americanos de Charles Deas (1818-1867) são nativos, colonos, tropas, pessoas que se deslocam à procura de outros locais.

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Winnebagos playing checkers’-oil on canvas-1842    Private collection

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Indian group’-oil on canvas-1845    Fort Worth (Tx)-Amon Carter Museum of American Art  

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Sioux playing ball’-oil on canvas-1843    Tulsa-Gilcrease Museum  

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Dragoons crossing the river’-oil on canvas-1844    Private collection

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘the voyagers’-oil on canvas-1845    Denver-American Museum of Western Art      


Isolation by Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky

The Russian artist Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902) painted mostly winter and sea landscapes where there is no human presence.

O russo Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902) pintou principalmente paisagens de inverno e de mar onde não há presença humana.

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘seascape’-1871

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘winter evening’-1866

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘winter, icebreaking’-1878

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘seascape’-1899

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘sunny day’-1884


Boats by Thomas Pollock Anshutz

The displacement of people and goods by water was the theme chosen by the American artist Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912) in his paintings.

A problemática da deslocação na água por pessoas e bens foi tema escolhido pelo norte-americano Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912) nas suas pinturas.

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘steam boat on the Ohio’-oil on canvas-1900    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘steam boat on the Ohio’-oil on canvas-1881    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘Lamber boat’-oil on canvas-1897    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘on the Delaware at Tacony’-oil on canvas-1897    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘down the Delaware bay’-oil on canvas-1897    Montgomery (Alabama)-Museum of Fine Arts  


Grazing by Richard Ansdell

Grazing was the motif that Richard Ansdell (1815-1885) chose most often, both in Scotland and Spain.

O pastoreio foi tema largamente escolhido por Richard Ansdell (1815-1885), quer na Escócia quer em Espanha.

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘goatherds, Gibraltar looking across the Strait into Africa’-oil on canvas-1871    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘crossing the burn’-oil on canvas-1883    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘sheep gathering in Glen Speau’-oil on canvas-1872    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘Highland Spate- sheep being rescued from the rocks’-oil on canvas-1864    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘collecting sheep for clipping in the Highlands’-oil on canvas-1881    Private collection


Johann Hamza’s vision of Austrian society

The Austrian painter Johann Hamza (1850-1927) depicted aspects of the existent social ranks of his time.

O pintor austríaco Johann Hamza (1850-1927) mostrou aspetos dos vários escalões sociais do seu tempo.

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘Musical entertainment on the pasture’-oil on panel-ca 1927    Private collection

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘the feather makers’-oil on canvas-1902    Private collection

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘the actor’-oil on panel    Private collection

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘watering plants’

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘bibliofiel’


Orthodox Churches by Ferdinand-Victor Perrot

The French Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841) lived and died in St. Petersburg where he painted its churches.

O francês Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841) habitou e faleceu em São Petersburgo onde pintou as suas igrejas.

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘Church of Our Lady of Vladimir’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘St Andrew on Bolshoi Prospect of Vasilyevsky Island’-1841    Moscow-Pushkin Museum

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘Cathedral of St Nicholas’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘view of the Smolny Convent’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘view of Sennaya square’


Flower vendor in Paris by Victor Gabriel Gilbert

Painters such as Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935) expressed interest in documenting the selling of flowers on the streets of major European cities.

Pintores como Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935) manifestaram interesse em documentar a venda de flores nas ruas das grandes cidades europeias.

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the flower market, Paris’

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the Lower market, Paris’-1881

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘flower and fruit seller in a Paris square’

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)’Place du Palais Royal, raining day’-1900

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the young flowers seller’



Public gardens and gardens belonging to wealthy people display different floral and landscape settings when compared with small gardens from modest people.

Os jardins públicos e os das pessoas abastadas apresentam configurações paisagísticas e florais muito diversas das que possuem os pequenos jardins familiares de gente modesta.

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘celebrating the beauty of the incredible edible’

Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)-‘mother and child in the flowers’

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘garden in full bloom’-oil on panel

Antal László Neogrády (1861-1942)-‘the little garden’

Severin Nilson (1846-1918)-‘scenes from Halland’-1882



Lloyd Cyril Elgood (1893-1970), a historian of Persian medicine, attributes the invention of the hookah to Irfan Shaikh, the physician of Akbar I (1542-1605), Mogul Emperor. However, Ahli Shirazi (-1535), a Persian poet, mentions its use during the reign of Sultan Tahmasp I (1514-1576).

Cyril Lloyd Elgood (1893-1970), historiador da medicina persa, atribui a invenção do hookah a Irfan Shaikh, físico de Akbar I (1542-1605), imperador Mogul. Contudo, Ahli Shirazi ( -1535), poeta persa, menciona o seu uso no reinado do Sultão Tahmasp I (1514-1576).

Moritz Stifter (1857-1905)-‘in the harem’

Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)-‘the women of Algiers (in their partment)’-oil on canvas    Paris-Musée du Louvre

Gyula Tornai (1861-1928)-‘a musical afternoon’

Gyula Tornai (1861-1928)-‘oriental smoker with hookah and marabout’

Stanislaus von Chlebowski (1835-1884)-‘Bashi-Bazouk with hookah’


Sights and people by Jules-Alexis Muenier

The Frenchman Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942) worked in Jean-Léon Gérôme’s studio and studied at the National School of Fine Arts in Paris.

O francês Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942) trabalhou no estúdio de Jean-Léon Gérôme e estudou na Escola Nacional Superior de Belas Artes de Paris.

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘the best days’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘cathecism lesson’-oil on canvas-1890    Besançon-Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie  

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘wandering’-oil on canvas-1896    Paris-Assemblée Nationale  

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘young peasant watering his horse’-oil on canvas  

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘retired chaplain or breviary’-oil on canvas-1886    Cambrai-Musée