29.7.14

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      

28.7.14

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

27.7.14

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  

26.7.14

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

25.7.14

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’

24.7.14

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’

23.7.14

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’

22.7.14

Gardens

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

21.7.14

Waterpipe-Hookah-Narghile

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’

20.7.14

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