23.10.14

Oxford and England by William Turner of Oxford

The British landscape artist William Turner of Oxford (1789-1862) should not be confused with his homonym and contemporary painter, William Turner.

O paisagista britânico William Turner of Oxford (1789-1862) não deve ser confundido com o seu homónimo e contemporâneo, William Turner.

William Turner of Oxford (1789-1862)-‘Newnham-on-Severn from Dean Hill’    Gloucester-City Museum and Art Gallery

William Turner of Oxford (1789-1862)-‘Oxford from Hinksey Hill’-ca 1840    Private collection

William Turner of Oxford (1789-1862)-‘a bridge and cottage at Newnham’-watercolor    Private collection

William Turner of Oxford (1789-1862)-‘skating’-oil on canvas    London-Tate Gallery

William Turner of Oxford (1789-1862)-‘peasants outside an inn’-oil on canvas    London-Tate Gallery


22.10.14

Paintings by Bénigne Gagneraux

The French artist Bénigne Gagneraux (1756-1795) painted mostly themes about his time and about Greek mythology.

O francês Bénigne Gagneraux (1756-1795) pintou principalmente temas do seu tempo e da mitologia grega.

Bénigne Gagneraux (1756-1795)-‘lion hunt’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Bénigne Gagneraux (1756-1795)-‘the blind Oedipus commending his children to the Gods’-oil on canvas     Stockholm-National Museum

Bénigne Gagneraux (1756-1795)-‘the genius of Peace stopping horses Mars’-oil on canvas-1794     Genève-Musée d’Art et d’Histoire

Bénigne Gagneraux (1756-1795)-‘abduction of Ganymede’-oil on canvas-ca 1782  

Bénigne Gagneraux (1756-1795)-‘the battle of Seneffe (detail)’ -oil on canvas-1786    Dijon-Musée des Beaux-Arts

21.10.14

Power by Christian Schussele

The American Christian Schussele (1824-1879) painted personalities of different ages and from different social strata concerned with the exercise of power.

O norte-americano Christian Schussele (1824-1879) pintou personalidades de várias idades e extratos sociais preocupadas com o exercício do poder.

Christian Schussele (1824-1879)-‘the young recruits (mock army)’-oil on canvas-1853

Christian Schussele (1824-1879)-‘Benjamin Franklin appearing before the Private Council’-oil on canvas

Christian Schussele (1824-1879)-‘Washington Irving and his literary friends at sunnyside’-oil on canvas-1864    Washington-National Portrait Gallery

Christian Schussele (1824-1879)-‘men of progress’-oil on canvas-1862    Washington-National Gallery of Art

Christian Schussele (1824-1879)-‘Hetty reading the Scripture to the Indians’-oil on canvas

20.10.14

Denmark and Italy by Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand

The Danish Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-1873) travelled around Italy where he painted several motifs.

O dinamarquês Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-1873) viajou pela Itália onde pintou diversos temas.

Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-1873)-‘Italian osteria scene, girl welcoming a person entering’-oil on canvas    Copenhagen-NY Carlsberg Glyptotek

Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-1873)-‘a Waagpetersen family’-oil on canvas-1836    Copenhagen-Statens Museum for Kunst

Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-1873)-‘Christian IV on Trefoldigheden’-oil on canvas-1864  

Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-1873)-‘merriment outside Rome’s walls in an October evening’-oil on canvas-1839  

Nicolai Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-1873)-‘gladness in popular tavern’-oil on canvas-1853  


19.10.14

Jupiter and Antiope

Among the several Greek mythological figures named Antiope, Jupiter had a relationship with the mortal character with whom he had children.

Das várias personalidades mitológicas gregas com o nome de Antíope, Júpiter ligou-se à mortal de quem teve filhos.

Frans Anton Mulbertsch (1724-1796)-‘Jupiter and Antiope’-oil on canvas (design for a Dome fresco)    Wien-Österreichische Barockmuseum (unteres Belvedere)

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665)-‘Jupiter and Antiope or Venus and Satyr’-oil on canvas

Charles-André van Loo (1705-1765)-‘Jupiter and Antiope’

Anthony van Dick (1599-1641)-‘Jupiter and Antiope’ oil on canvas-ca 1620    Ghent-Museum voor Schone Kunste

Cornelis van Poelenburgh (ca 1494-1567)-‘Jupiter and Antiope’-oil on panel

18.10.14

Old barn by Frank Henry Shapleigh

The American artist Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906) painted many aspects of rural facilities of his time.

O norte-americano Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906) pintou diversos aspetos das instalações rurais da sua época.

Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906)-‘old barn in Bartlett, NH’-oil on canvas-1884    Jackson (NH)-Historical society

Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906)-‘old barn in Bartlett, NH’-oil on canvas-1883    Private collection  

Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906)-‘old barn in Bartlett, NH’-oil on canvas-1888    Private collection      

Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906)-‘old barn in Eaton, NH’-oil on canvas-1878    Private collection      

Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906)-‘old barn in Jackson, NH’-oil on canvas-1888    Hanover (NH)-Hood Museum of Art

17.10.14

Venice by Luca Carlevarijs

The Italian Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1729) painted many aspects of Venice during the late 17th century and the beginning of the next.

O italiano Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1729) pintou diversos aspetos de Veneza no decorrer do final do séc. XVII e início do seguinte.

Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1729)-‘the Bucintoro departing from the Bacino di San Marco’-oil on canvas-1710    Los Angeles-J. Paul Getty Museum

Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1729)-‘the dock facing the Doge’s Palace’-oil on canvas    Potsdam-Sanssouci Picture Gallery

Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1729)-‘the Bacino, Venice, with the Dogana and a distant view of the isola di San Giorgio’-oil on canvas-1709    New York-Metropolitan Museum of Art

Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1729)-‘the sea custom house with San Giorgio Maggiore’-oil on canvas-1700    Private collection

Luca Carlevarijs (1663-1729)-‘the bridge for feast of the Madonna della Salute’-oil on canvas    Hartford (Connecticut)-Wadsworth Atheneum


16.10.14

New Hampshire by Benjamin Champney

The American Benjamin Champney (1817-1907) attracted other painters to the place where he lived to reproduce the landscapes of New Hampshire.

O norte-americano Benjamin Champney (1817-1907) atraiu outros pintores ao local onde morava para reproduzirem as paisagens de New Hampshire.

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907)-‘artist brook, North Conway, New Hampshire’ -oil on canvas-1876    Private collection

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907)-‘Saco River, North Conway’-oil on canvas-1874    Concord (NH)- New Hampshire Historical Society New Hampshire

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907)-‘picnic on artist’s lodge, overlooking Conway Meadows, New Hampshire’-oil on canvas-1874    Private collection

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907)-‘North Moat Mount’-oil on canvas-1878    Concord (NH)- New Hampshire Historical Society

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907)-‘Mount Chocorua’-oil on canvas-1858    Boston-Museum of Fine Arts


15.10.14

Family by Francis William Edmonds

Several aspects of family life emerge in the work of the American artist Francis William Edmonds (1806-1863).

Diversos aspetos da vida familiar surgem na obra do norte-americano Francis William Edmonds (1806-1863).

Francis William Edmonds (1806-1863)-‘the new bonnet’-oil on canvas-1858    New York-Metropolitan Museum of Art  

Francis William Edmonds (1806-1863)-‘the organ grindler (strolling musician)’ -oil on canvas-1848    New Haven (CT)-Yale University Art Gallery  

Francis William Edmonds (1806-1863)-‘taking the census’-oil on canvas-1854      New York-Metropolitan Museum of Art  

Francis William Edmonds (1806-1863)-‘the image pedlar’-oil on canvas-1844    New York-Historical Society  

Francis William Edmonds (1806-1863)-‘time to go’-oil on canvas-1857    Montgomery (Alabama)-Museum of Fine Arts

14.10.14

Idleness and work by William Henry Lippincott

The American William Henry Lippincott (1849-1920) painted scenes related to idleness and human labour.

O norte-americano William Henry Lippincott (1849-1920) pintou cenas relacionadas com a ociosidade e o trabalho humano.

William Henry Lippincott (1849-1920)-‘Breton children feeding rabbits’

William Henry Lippincott (1849-1920)-‘afternoon tea’-oil on panel-1885    Private collection

William Henry Lippincott (1849-1920)-‘love’s ambush’-oil on canvas-1890    Private collection

William Henry Lippincott (1849-1920)-‘solid comfort’

William Henry Lippincott (1849-1920)-‘outdoor work’-oil on canvas-1885    Private collection