24.5.15

Working animals by Constant Troyon

The French artist Constant Troyon (1810-1865) specialized himself in landscapes which predominantly show working animals.

O francês Constant Troyon (1810-1865) especializou-se em paisagens onde predominam animais de trabalho.

Constant Troyon (1810-1865)-‘cattle grazing in Touraine’-oil on canvas-(1854-1857)    Edinburgh-Scottish National Gallery

Constant Troyon (1810-1865)-‘cattle ploughing’-oil on canvas    Paisley-Museum and Art Gallery

Constant Troyon (1810-1865)-‘cattle in storming whether’-oil on panel-1857    London-Wallace collection

Constant Troyon (1810-1865)-‘cattle in pasture’-oil on canvas    Wellesley (Mass.)-Davis Museum and Cultural Center

Constant Troyon (1810-1865)-‘cattle ploughing in the early morning’-oil on canvas-1855    Paris-Musée d’Orsay

23.5.15

Water carriers

Water was carried in different kinds of containers when houses had no piped water. Women were usually the water carriers.

Nas habitações sem água canalizada transportavam-na em diversos recipientes e para tal utilizavam principalmente mulheres.

Frank Duveneck (1848-1919)-‘water carrier, Venice’-oil on canvas-1884    Washington-Smithsonian American Art Museum

Leopold Carl Müller (1834-1892)-‘the water carrier’-oil on canvas-1880    Private collection

Sergey Yvanovich Gribkov (1820-1893)-‘the water carrier’-oil on canvas-1873    Sumy-Regional Art Museum

Constant Troyon (1810-1865)-‘water carriers’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Edwin Lord Weeks (1849-1903)-‘water carrier of the Ganges’-oil on canvas    Private collection

22.5.15

Grand Canyon by Thomas Moran

The American Thomas Moran (1837-1926) painted details of Grand Canyon, a large area shaped by the Colorado River in Arizona.

O norte-americano Thomas Moran (1837-1926) pintou pormenores do Grande Canyon, extensa área moldada pelo rio Colorado no Estado do Arizona.

Thomas Moran (1837-1926)-‘Grand Canyon’-oil on canvas-1904    Private collection

Thomas Moran (1837-1926)-‘Grand Canyon’-oil on canvas-1921    Private collection

Thomas Moran (1837-1926)-‘Grand Canyon’-oil on canvas-1908    Private collection

Thomas Moran (1837-1926)-‘Grand Canyon’-oil on canvas-1912    Kanzas City-Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Thomas Moran (1837-1926)-‘the Grand Canyon-Hance Trail’-oil on canvas-1922    Private collection


21.5.15

Bacchus by Charles-Joseph Natoire

God Bacchus, his companion and his escorts are present in the themes of French artist Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777).

Deus Baco, sua companheira e acompanhantes encontram-se presentes nos temas do francês Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777).

Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)-‘bacchanal’-oil on canvas-ca 1749    Houston-Museum of Fine Arts

Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)-‘Bacchus and Ariadne’-oil on canvas-1745    Versailles-Musée du Château et des Trianons

Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)-‘Bacchus and Ariadne’-oil on canvas-1742    St Petersburg-Hermitage

Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)-‘Bacchants and Satyrs’-oil on canvas-(1738-1750)    Glasgow-Museums

Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)-‘the triumph of Bacchus’-oil on canvas-1736    Private collection

20.5.15

Venice by Frank Duvenek

Born in the state of Kentucky, Frank Duvenek (1848-1919) painted little-known aspects of Venice.

Nascido no estado do Kentucky, Frank Duvenek (1848-1919) pintou aspetos pouco conhecidos de Veneza.

Frank Duvenek (1848-1919)-‘Gran canal in Venice’-oil on canvas-1883    Private collection

Frank Duvenek (1848-1919)-‘ship in Gran canal’-oil on canvas-1881    Private collection

Frank Duvenek (1848-1919)-‘Venetian fruit market’-oil on canvas-1884    Private collection

Frank Duvenek (1848-1919)-‘a venetian shrine’-oil on canvas-1885    Cincinnati-Art Museum

Frank Duvenek (1848-1919)-‘washerwomen, Venice’-oil on canvas-1885    Private collection



19.5.15

Girls by Thomas Kent Pelham

The British artist Thomas Kent Pelham (fl 1860-1891) painted young women from different European nationalities.

O britânico Thomas Kent Pelham (fl 1860-1891) pintou jovens de várias nacionalidades europeias.

Thomas Kent Pelham (fl 1860-1891)-‘classical group’-oil on canvas

Thomas Kent Pelham (fl 1860-1891)-‘the gossips’

Thomas Kent Pelham (fl 1860-1891)-‘Sicilian girls’-oil on canvas

Thomas Kent Pelham (fl 1860-1891)-‘Venetian balcony scenes’-oil on canvas-1859    Gateshead (UK)-Shipley Art Gallery

Thomas Kent Pelham (fl 1860-1891)-‘fisherwomen of the Basque province’-oil on canvas-1875    Cardiff-Amgueddfa Cymru


18.5.15

Maritime themes by Ludolf Backhuysen

The Dutch artist Ludolf Backhuysen (1630-1708) painted almost exclusively maritime themes with different types of boats.

O holandês Ludolf Backhuysen (1630-1708) pintou quase exclusivamente temas marítimos com diversos tipos de barcos.

Ludolf Backhuysen (1630-1708)-‘the Eendracht and Dutch fleet of men-of-war before the wind’-ca 1670    London-National Gallery

Ludolf Backhuysen (1630-1708)-‘the warship Brielle on the Maas before Rotterdam’-oil on canvas-1689    Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum

Ludolf Backhuysen (1630-1708)-‘the merchant shipping anchorage in the Texel with Texel island and Oudeschins to the North.-west’-oil on canvas-1665    Greenwich-National Maritime Museum

Ludolf Backhuysen (1630-1708)-‘boats on a storm’-oil on canvas-1696    London-Dulwich Picture Gallery

Ludolf Backhuysen (1630-1708)-‘the merchant shipping anchorage Southwest of Texel’-1861    Private collection


17.5.15

People in the fields by Adrian Ludwig Richter

The German artist Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884) used motifs of countryside people and of people who were passing by.

O germânico Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884) pintou temas de gente do campo e de pessoas que por lá passam.

Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884)-‘Ave-Maria’-oil on canvas-1834

Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884)-‘bridal procession on a Spring landscape’-oil on canvas-1847    Dresden-Gemäldegakerie

Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884)-‘the fright stone with Aussig’-oil on canvas

Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884)-‘Spring evening’-oil on canvas

Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884)-‘St Annen church to barley groats in Bohemia’-oil on panel-1836    Hanover-Niedersachsiche Landesgalerie

16.5.15

Symbols by Abraham Janssens

The Flemish Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen (ca 1567-1632) left paintings with allegorical motifs and also motifs from Greek mythology.

O flamengo Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen (ca 1567-1632) deixou pinturas com motivos alegóricos e da mitologia grega.

Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen (ca 1567-1632)-‘mount Olympus (Virgil; Aeneid, X, 1-14)’-oil on canvas    München-Alte Pinakothek

Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen (ca 1567-1632)-‘Heracles, Pan and Omfal’-1607

Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen (ca 1567-1632)-‘allegory of the four Elements’-oil on panel    Private collection

Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen (ca 1567-1632)-‘Scaldis and Antwerpia’-ca 1609    Antwerp-Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten

Follower of Abraham Janssens van Nuyssen (ca 1567-1632)-‘young ruler in the wake of six girls, a bowl of flowers bearing’-oil on panel

15.5.15

On horseback by Wilhelm von Kobell

The German artist Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von Kobell (1766-1855) painted scenes with saddle horses.

O germânico Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von Kobell (1766-1855) pintou cenas com cavalos de sela.

Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von Kobell (1766-1855)-‘horse market’-watercolor    Frankfurt am Main-Graphische Sammlung Stadel Museum

Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von Kobell (1766-1855)-‘cattle market before a large city, on a lake’-watercolor-1820    Wien-Graphische Sammlung Albertina  

Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von Kobell (1766-1855)-‘Gentleman on Horseback and Country Girl on the Banks of the Isar near Munich’-watercolor-1831    Berlin-Gemäldegalerie

Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von Kobell (1766-1855)-‘view of the lake Tegern’-oil on canvas-1833    München-Neue Pinakothek

Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von Kobell (1766-1855)-‘the siege of Cosel’-oil on canvas-1808    München-Neue Pinakothek