24.11.14

Artist’s studio

The place where artists perform their works has been a motif that many painters have dedicated their time and talent to.

O local onde os artistas plásticos executam as suas obras tem sido tema a que muitos pintores dedicaram o seu tempo e talento.

Carl Johann Spieter (1851-1922)-‘in the artist’s studio’-oil on canvas-1920

Jan Mieuse Molenaer (1610-1668)-‘painter in his studio, painting a musical company’-oil on canvas-1631    Berlin-Gemäldegalerie

José Echena Errazquin (1845-1912)-‘artist’s studio’

Louis Amélie Legrand de Saint-Aubin (1798- )-‘the artist’s studio’

Karl Schweninger (1818-1881)-‘the artist’s studio’

23.11.14

Village school (17-19th century)

Whether schools had a private or public nature, the concept of education has undergone profound political changes over these centuries.

Quer as escolas tivessem carácter privado ou público o conceito de ensino sofreu profundas alterações políticas ao longo destes séculos.

Alfred Rankley (1819-1872)-‘a village school’-1855

Ferdinand de Braekeleer (1792-1833)-‘the village school’ oil on panel    Private collection

George Frederick Harvey (1806-1876)-‘a village school’-oil on panel-ca 1825    Edinburgh-National Galleries of Scotland

Jan Steen (1626-1679)-‘a village school’-(1663-1665)

William Bromley III (1835-1888)-‘a village school’

22.11.14

USA by Thomas Hill

The American painter Thomas Hill (1829-1908) reproduced a large number of scenes from several locations in the USA.

O pintor norte-americano Thomas Hill (1829-1908) reproduziu imensas cenas de diversos locais dos EUA.

Thomas Hill (1829-1908)-‘Sugar Loaf Pick, El Dorado County’-oil on canvas-1865    Sacramento (Calif.)-Crocker Art Museum

Thomas Hill (1829-1908)-‘the salmon festival, Columbia River’-oil on canvas-ca 1888

Thomas Hill (1829-1908)-Mount Lafayette, Franconia Notch, New Hampshire’-oil on paper mounted on board-1870

Thomas Hill (1829-1908)-‘the last spike’-1869

Thomas Hill (1829-1908)-‘Alaska scene near Juneas’-oil on paper.-ca 1894


21.11.14

Taverns (16-19th century)

The places where beer and wine by the glass were provided were also used to spend time and have fun. Alcohol is the basis of the Latin phrase 'in vino veritas'.

Os locais onde se fornecia cerveja e vinho a copo eram também utilizados para convivência e divertimento. O álcool está na base da expressão latina ‘in vino veritas’.

Abraham Diepraam (1622-1670)-‘the barroom’-1665    Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum

Dirck Hals (1591-1656)-‘merry party in a tavern’-oil on panel-1528    St Petersburg-Hermitage

John Lewis Krimmel (1787-1821)-‘village tavern’

Pieter de Bloot (ca 1601-1658)-‘tavern interior’-oil on panel-ca 1630    Private collection

Adrien Ferdinand de Braekeleer (1792-1883)-‘a busy tavern scene’-oil on panel

20.11.14

Naked women by Maria Szantho

The Hungarian artist Maria Szantho (1898-1984) painted almost exclusively naked women in various positions.

A húngara Maria Szantho (1898-1984) pintou quase exclusivamente mulheres nuas em variadas posições.

Maria Szantho (1898-1984)-‘female nude with mirror’-oil on canvas  

Maria Szantho (1898-1984)-‘the artist’s model’-oil on canvas    

Maria Szantho (1898-1984)-‘partial nude gypsy woman’-oil on canvas  

Maria Szantho (1898-1984)-‘a reclining nude’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Maria Szantho (1898-1984)-‘two naked women playing on the bed’-oil on canvas  

19.11.14

Housework by Franck-Antoine Bail

The French artist Franck-Antoine Bail (1858-1924) painted several motifs related to housework.

O francês Franck-Antoine Bail (1858-1924) pintou diversos motivos relacionados com os trabalhos caseiros.

Franck-Antoine Bail (1858-1924)-‘two milkmaids’-oil on canvas-1906    Private collection

Franck-Antoine Bail (1858-1924)-‘interieur Auvergne: the scrubbers’-oil on canvas-1908

Franck-Antoine Bail (1858-1924)-‘farmer and his cottage’-oil on canvas-1882

Franck-Antoine Bail (1858-1924)-‘carving the pumpkin’-oil on canvas-ca 1910    Private collection

Franck-Antoine Bail (1858-1924)-‘the flower arrangement’-oil on canvas    Private collection

18.11.14

Dresden by Bernardo Bellotto

The Italian Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1786) painted in several cities in Central Europe, particularly in the German area of Dresden.

O italiano Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1786) pintou em várias cidades da Europa Central, nomeadamente na alemã de Dresda.

Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1786)-‘new market square in Dresden from the Judenhof’-oil on canvas-1787    St Petersburg-Hermitage

Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1786)-‘view of Dresden from the right bank of the Elbe with the Augustus bridge’-oil on canvas-1748   Dresden-Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1786)-‘the Kreuzkirche in Dresden’-oil on canvas-(1747-1758)  St Petersburg-Hermitage  

Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1786)-‘Dresden. The ruins of the Pimaische suburb’-engraving

Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1786)-‘the moat of the Zwinger Dresden’-oil on canvas-ca 1751    Dresden-Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister


17.11.14

Berne by Franz Schmidt

The Austrian Franz Schmidt (1796-1851) painted several motifs of the Swiss city of Berne.

O austríaco Franz Schmidt (1796-1851) pintou vários motivos da cidade suíça de Berne.

Franz Schmidt (1796-1851)-‘a view of Berne from above’-oil on canvas

Franz Schmidt (1796-1851)-‘a view of Berne’-oil on canvas

Franz Schmidt (1796-1851)-‘a view of Berne, with cathedral overlooping the Aar’-oil on canvas

Franz Schmidt (1796-1851)-‘the Berne Grand Council leaving the Town Hall’-oil on canvas

Franz Schmidt (1796-1851)-‘the entry procession of the Swiss Diet to Berne’-oil on canvas


16.11.14

Workers by Adolf von Becker

The Finnish artist Adolf von Becker (1831-1909) left pictorial representations of works carried out at a household level.

O finlandês Adolf von Becker (1831-1909) deixou representações pictóricas de trabalhos realizados a nível familiar.

Adolf von Becker (1831-1909)-‘the cobbler and his apprentice’

Adolf von Becker (1831-1909)-‘a French cobbler’

Adolf von Becker (1831-1909)-‘coins – something for the cat’

Adolf von Becker (1831-1909)-‘sick on the bed’

Adolf von Becker (1831-1909)-‘girl wearing’

15.11.14

Children at home by Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi

The Italian artist Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi (1859-1944) painted mainly children in their family environment.

O italiano Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi (1859-1944) pintou principalmente crianças no ambiente da sua família.

Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi (1859-1944)-‘playing with baby’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi (1859-1944)-‘grapes for baby’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi (1859-1944)-‘Grandfather’s pet’-oil on canvas  

Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi (1859-1944)-‘playing with Grandpa’-oil on canvas  

Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi (1859-1944)-‘the first bath’-oil on canvas