3.9.15

Caucasians by F.A. Roubaud

The Russian artist Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud (1856-1928) painted scenes with Caucasians, some of which related to the Russo-Persian War (1804-1813).

O russo Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud (1856-1928) pintou cenas de caucasianos, algumas das quais relacionada com a guerra Russo-Persa (1804-1813).

Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud (1856-1928)-‘market day’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud (1856-1928)-‘Caucasian scene’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud (1856-1928)-‘playing kokpar’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud (1856-1928)-‘Circasian horseman at a river’-oil on canvas-ca 1928    Private collection

Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud (1856-1928)-‘post station in the Caucasus’

2.9.15

Breaks by D. Fetti

Taking brakes, either as something you wished for or because you were forced to, was a motif for the Italian artist Domenico Fetti (1588-1623).

As pausas desejadas ou forçadas foram temas do italiano Domenico Fetti (1588-1623).

Domenico Fetti (1588-1623)-‘Hero mourning dead Leander’-oil on poplar wood-ca 1622     Wien-Kunsthistorisches Museum

Domenico Fetti (1588-1623)-‘Perseus frees Andromeda’-oil on poplar wood-ca 1622     Wien-Kunsthistorisches Museum

Domenico Fetti (1588-1623)-‘sleeping girl’-oil on canvas-ca1622     Budapest-Szepmuveszeti Muzeum

Follower of Domenico Fetti (1588-1623)-‘people in a thunderstorm’-oil on wood     Private collection

Domenico Fetti (1588-1623)-‘the pearl of great price’     Caen-Musée des Beaux-Arts


1.9.15

Austria’s valleys by G. Barbarini

Born in Vienna, Austria, Gustav Barbarini (1840-1909) painted mountains and valleys of his country.

Austríaco de Viena, Gustav Barbarini (1840-1909) pintou montanhas e vales do seu país.

Gustav Barbarini (1840-1909)-‘view of Hallstadt’-oil on canvas-1874    Private collection

Gustav Barbarini (1840-1909)-‘view of Weyer in Upper Austria’-oil on canvas-ca 1909    Private collection

Gustav Barbarini (1840-1909)-‘view of Lovran’-watercolor on paper-oil on canvas-ca 1909    Private collection

Gustav Barbarini (1840-1909)-‘view of Salzkammergut’-oil on canvas-ca 1909    Private collection

Gustav Barbarini (1840-1909)-‘Alpendorf’-oil on canvas-ca 1909  

31.8.15

Love by J.-H. Fragonard

French artist Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) used love as the theme for his paintings.

O francês Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) utilizou o amor como tema das suas pinturas.

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)-‘the progress of love: the love crowned’-oil on canvas-ca 1773    New York-Frick collection

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)-’the progress of love: the love meeting’-oil on canvas-1773    New York-Frick collection

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)-’the progress of love: the pursuit’-oil on canvas-1773    New York-Frick collection

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)-’the progress of love: the confession of love’-oil on canvas-1771    New York-Frick collection

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)-‘the fountain of love’-oil on canvas-1785    London-Wallace collection


30.8.15

Jewish life by Yehuda Pen

The Lithuanian Jew artist Yehuda Pen (1854-1937) painted about the life of his people.

O judeu lituano Yehuda Pen (1854-1937) pintou a vida do seu povo.

Yehuda Pen (1854-1937)-‘watchmaker’-1914

Yehuda Pen (1854-1937)-‘reading the newspaper’-ca 1910

Yehuda Pen (1854-1937)-‘Jewish baker’

Yehuda Pen (1854-1937)-‘old taylor’-1910

Yehuda Pen (1854-1937)-‘’breakfast, self-portrait-1932

29.8.15

Lucky days by H. Slott-Moller

The Danish artist Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937) was an adept at representing the expression “carpe diem”.

O dinamarquês Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937) era adepto da expressão carpe diem.

Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937)-‘the picnic’    New York-Brooklyn Museum

Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937)-‘spring’-1909

Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937)-‘morning coffee’-1910

Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937)-‘a view of the lake Garda at Desenzano, Italy’-1910

Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937)-‘fertility’

28.8.15

Picnic

The picnic, a country meal, was a form of coexistence with nature.

O picnic, refeição campestre, era uma forma de convivência com a natureza.

Charles-André van Loo (1705-1765)-‘halt during the hunt’-oil on canvas-1737    Paris-Musée du Louvre

James Joseph Jacques Tissot (1836-1902)-‘Holyday’-oil on canvas-ca 1876    Private collection

Filippo Napoletano (1587-1629)-‘picnic on the grass’-1617    Firenze-Galleria degli Uffizi

Harald Slott-Moller (1864-1937)-‘the afternoon picnic’

Anonymous (15th century)-‘nobleman picnic’-miniature    Paris-Biblioteque National de France (Gaston Phoebus; the hunting book)

27.8.15

Life and death by H. N. O’Neil

The Russian-born English artist Henry Nelson O'Neil (1817-1880) painted aspects of life and death.

O pintor russo, naturalizado inglês, Henry Nelson O’Neil (1817-1880) pintou aspetos da vida e da morte.

Henry Nelson O’Neil (1817-1880)-‘the landing of HRH the Princess Alexandra at Gravensend, March 7, 1863’    Greenwich-National Maritime Museum

Henry Nelson O’Neil (1817-1880)-‘a picnic’-oil on canvas-1857

Henry Nelson O’Neil (1817-1880)-‘the parting cheer'-oil on canvas-1861  Greenwich-National Maritime Museum

Henry Nelson O’Neil (1817-1880)-‘the last hours of Mozart’-1849    Leeds-Museums and Galleries

Henry Nelson O’Neil (1817-1880)-‘the last moments of Raphael’-oil on canvas-1866    Bristol-Museum and Art Gallery

26.8.15

Camels

Because of their resistance against thirst, camels are very common animals in the desert areas of North Africa and the Middle East.

Os camelos, pela sua resistência à sede, são animais muito comuns nas zonas desérticas do Norte de África e do Médio Oriente.

James Fairman (1826.1904)-‘oriental oasis’

Eugen Felix Prosper Bracht (1842-1921)-‘rest in the Syrian desert’-oil on canvas-1883    Private collection

Franz Xaver Kosler (1864-1905)-‘merchants in a North African market’-oil on canvas-1896    Private collection

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904)-‘camels at a watering trough’-oil on canvas-1857    Ottawa-National Gallery of Canada

Edwin Kord Weeks (1849-1903)-‘camels in a well, Tangiers’-oil on canvas-1880    Private collection


25.8.15

Holland by Jacob H. Maris

The Dutchman Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899) painted motifs about his country.

O holandês Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899) pintou motivos do seu país.

Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899)-‘the exterior of the Schreierstoren in Amsterdam’-1875

Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899)-‘the Schreierstoren with the bridge over the Geldersekade in Amsterdam’-1876    Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum

Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899)-‘on the Amstel’-oil on canvas-1885    Edinburgh-Scottish National Gallery

Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899)-‘the bridge’-1879    Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum

Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899)-‘houses and washerwomen in Dordrecht’