Lives by Arnold Houbraken

Mythological and real lives were used as themes by the artist Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719).

Vidas mitológicas e reais serviram de temas a Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719).

Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719)-‘Pallas Athene visiting Apollo in the Parnassus’-oil on canvas-1703     Dordrecht-Museum

Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719)-‘Jupiter, Juno and Io’-oil on canvas

Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719)-‘commemoration of king Mausolus by queen Artemisia’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719)-‘the killed Virginia passed through the streets of Rome’-oil on canvas-ca 1699

Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719)-‘the painter and his model’-oil on panel     Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum Twenthe


Hawkers by Edward Barnes

Street vendors were the working topic of Edward Charles Barnes (1830-1890).

Os vendedores ambulantes foram tema de Edward
Charles Barnes  (1830-1890)

Edward Charles Barnes  (1830-1890)-‘the market fair’

Edward Charles Barnes  (1830-1890)-‘by my roses’

Edward Charles Barnes  (1830-1890)-‘a penny a posy’

Edward Charles Barnes  (1830-1890)-‘the peep show’

Edward Charles Barnes  (1830-1890)-‘the flower seller’


Trips by Alfred Kowalski

The Polish Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915) painted scenes of journeys in various types of transport.

O polaco Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915) pintou cenas de deslocação de pessoas em vários tipos de transporte.

Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915)-‘country wedding’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915)-‘horse-drawn sleigh’-oil on canvas     Private colletion

Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915)-‘the way back from a market’-1880     Private collection

Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915)-‘the sleigh ride’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915)-‘attack by wolves’-oil on canvas-1880     Private collection



Several painters represented dancers.

Diversos pintores representaram dançarinos.

Jan Steen (1626-1679)-‘the dancing couple’-oil on canvas-1663     Washigton-National Gallery of Art

Ilya Yefimovich Repin (1844-1930)-‘party’-oil on canvas-1881     Moscow-Tretyakov Gallery

Henry Hetherington Emmerson (1831-1895)-‘a foreign invasion’-oil on canvas-1871     Newcastle-upon-Tyne-Laing Art Gallery

Willem Cirneliszoon Duyster (1599-1635)-‘Carnival clowns’-oil on oak-ca 1630     Berlin-Gemäldegalerie

Cornelis Softeven (1607-1681)-‘the Egg dance’-oil on panel-1637     Warsaw-National Museum


Countryside scenes by Robert Zünd

The Swiss artist Robert Zünd (1826-1909) painted countryside places and scenes.

O suíço Robert Zünd (1826-1909) representou locais campestres.

Robert Zünd (1826-1909)-‘corn field with oaks’-1875     Private collection

Robert Zünd (1826-1909)-‘the sowing’-oil on canvas-ca 1909

Robert Zünd (1826-1909)-‘at the Sempacher battle chapel’-1867     Zürich-Kunsthaus

Robert Zünd (1826-1909)-‘oak forest’1882     Zürich-Kunsthaus

Robert Zünd (1826-1909)-‘harvesting’-oil on canvas-ca 1909


Bruges remembered by Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel recalls the Flemish city of Bruges.

Jacques Brel recorda a cidade flamenga de Bruges.

Unknown (16th century)-‘Braamberg now fish market; in the middle of the center is the disappeared Saint Donald Cathedral’-1750

Jan Anton Garomijn (ca 1712-1799)-‘the Pandreitje in Bruges’-oil on canvas-1778     Bruges-Groeninge Museum

Jan Baptist van Meunincxhovs (ca 1629-1703)-‘the Burg in Bruges’-oil on canvas-ca 1700

William Callow (1812-1903)-‘the Town Hall, Bruges’     London-Victoria & Albert Museum

August Fischer (1854-1921)-‘view of Bruges with Rathaus’-oil on canvas


Altai Fine Arts Museum-Barnaul (Алтай)

The city of Barnaul has a museum with works about the Altai.

A cidade de Barnaul possui um museu com assuntos do Altai.

Grigory Ivanovich Gurkin (1872-1937)-‘Altai people’-1907

Vasily Vasilievich Perepletchikov (1868-1918)-‘Urals’-oil on canvas-1907

Nikolai Yegorovich Sverchkov (1817-1898)-‘on the way to Siberia’-oil on canvas-1883

Leonid Ivanovich Solomatkin (1837-1883)-‘traveling musicians’ -oil on canvas    

Iosif Evstafevich Krachkovsky (1864-1918)-‘evening in Ukraine’-oil on canvas-1889


Walking by Adolphe Potémont (гулять пешком)

The French artist Adolphe Théodore-Jules-Martial Potémont (1828-1883) visited and recorded several places.

O francês Adolphe Théodore-Jules-Martial Potémont (1828-1883) conheceu diversos locais.

Adolphe Théodore-Jules-Martial Potémont (1828-1883)-‘country games’-oil on canvas

Adolphe Théodore-Jules-Martial Potémont (1828-1883)-‘the walk’

Adolphe Théodore-Jules-Martial Potémont (1828-1883)-‘women washing clothes in the river’

Adolphe Théodore-Jules-Martial Potémont (1828-1883)-‘view of the Guanabara Bay’-oil on canvas

Adolphe Théodore-Jules-Martial Potémont (1828-1883)-‘elegant in an undergrowth’-oil on canvas


Village friends by Nikolai Belsky (деревня)

The Russian artist Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky (1863-1945) represented friendship scenes among village people.

O russo Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky (1863-1945) representou cenas de amizade entre as gentes das aldeias.

Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky (1863-1945)-‘by the camp fire’

Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky (1863-1945)-‘on the way to school’-oil on canvas     Riga-Latvian National Museum of Art

Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky (1863-1945)-‘the teacher’s name day’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky (1863-1945)-‘new owners’-oil on canvas     Barnaul-Altai State Fine Arts Museum

Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky (1863-1945)-‘the last will’


Itinerancy by Ivan Pokhitonov (странствование)

The Ukrainian artist Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1927) was tireless in his itinerant condition.

O ucraniano Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1927) foi incansável na sua itinerância.
Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1927)-‘Cossacks at the Watchtower on the border with the Caucasus’-oil on panel     Private collection

Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1927)-‘on Spring’

Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1927)-‘the gardener’-oil on panel-1900

Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1927)-‘the side entrance of the village property Matrionovka’-oil on panel-1881     Private collection

Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1927)-‘toiling in the field’-oil on panel