22.9.14

Bygone scenes by Thomas Faed

The British Thomas Faed (1826-1900) was concerned with many social motifs where children were present.

O britânico Thomas Faed (1826-1900) preocupou-se com diversos temas sociais onde as crianças estavam presentes.

Thomas Faed (1826-1900)-‘home and homeless’-oil on canvas-1856    Edinburgh- National Gallery of Scotland

Thomas Faed (1826-1900)-‘Sunday in the Backwoods’-oil on canvas-1858    Wolverhampton (UK)-Art Gallery

Thomas Faed (1826-1900)-‘the end of a happy day’-oil on canvas

Thomas Faed (1826-1900)-‘when the day is done’-oil on canvas-1870    Edinburgh-Royal Scottish Academy

Thomas Faed (1826-1900)-‘visit of patron and patroness to the village school’-oil on board-1852    Dundee City (UK)-Art Galleries and Museums

21.9.14

Beach and country by John Linnell

Apart from agricultural activities of his time, the British artist John Linnell (1792-1882) painted scenes of the sea and others.

O britânico John Linnell (1792-1882), além das atividades agrícolas da sua época, pintou cenas de mar e outras.

John Linnell (1792-1882)-‘coastal scene at Cullercoats near Whitley Bay’-oil on paper on masonite board-ca 1834    New Haven (Conn.)-Yale Center for British Art

John Linnell (1792-1882)-‘Hanson Toot, view in Dovedale’-oil on canvas-1815    New Haven (Conn.)-Yale Center for British Art

John Linnell (1792-1882)-‘the harvest cradle’-oil on canvas-1859    York (UK)-Museums Trust

John Linnell (1792-1882)-‘in Dovedale’-oil on paper mounted on paper-ca 1815    New Haven (Conn.)-Yale Center for British Art

John Linnell (1792-1882)-‘reapers. Noonday rest’-oil on canvas-1865    London-Tate Gallery

20.9.14

Snow by George Henry Durrie

The American landscape artist George Henry Durrie (1820-1863) painted many winter scenes with fields and villages covered in snow.

O paisagista Americano George Henry Durrie (1820-1863) pintou numerosas cenas de inverno com campos e aldeias cobertas de neve.

George Henry Durrie (1820-1863)-‘a Christmas party’-oil on canvas-1852    Tulsa (Ok)-Gilcrease Museum

George Henry Durrie (1820-1863)-‘going to church in winter’-oil on canvas-1853    Washington (DC)-White House

George Henry Durrie (1820-1863)-‘gathering wood for winter’-oil on canvas-1856    Private collection  

George Henry Durrie (1820-1863)-‘the half-way house’-oil on canvas-1861      Private collection    

George Henry Durrie (1820-1863)-‘winter scene in New Haven, Connecticut’-oil on canvas-1858    Washington (DC)-National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution  

19.9.14

Classical Greece by Edward Doddwell

The British Edward Doddwell (ca 1777-1822) went on two trips to Greece dominated by the Ottoman Empire, during which he executed about 400 motifs. Some of them appeared in the work 'Views of Greece, from drawings by Edward Doddwell, Rodwell and Martin, London 1819'.

O britânico Edward Doddwell (ca 1777-1822) fez duas viagens à Grécia dominada pelo Império Otomano, durante as quais executou cerca de 400 temas. Parte deles apareceu na obra ‘Views of Greece, from drawings by Edward Doddwell, Rodwell and Martin, London 1819’.

Edward Doddwell (ca 1777-1822)-‘the Kastalian Spring in Delphi’-drawing

Edward Doddwell (ca 1777-1822)-‘panoramic view of Ithaca island with the port and town of Vathy’-drawing

Edward Doddwell (ca 1777-1822)-‘ruins of Orchomenos in Beotia’-drawing

Edward Doddwell (ca 1777-1822)-‘Parnassus mountain’-drawing

Edward Doddwell (ca 1777-1822)-‘gate of Lions at Mycene’-drawing

18.9.14

Rome by Hendrik

The Flemish painter Hendrik van Cleve III (1525-1589) executed engravings of his own and others by the Danish artist Melchior Lorck which were published by Theodorus Galle in his work 'Ruinarum varii prospectus ruriumque aliquot delinationes’.

O pintor flamengo Hendrik van Cleve III (1525-1589) executou gravuras de sua autoria e outras do dinamarquês Melchior Lorck publicadas por Theodorus Galle na obra ‘Ruinarum varii prospectus ruriumque aliquot delinationes’.

Hendrik van Cleve III (1525-1589)-‘forum boarium’-engraving

Hendrik van Cleve III (1525-1589)-‘Santa Maria Rotunda (Pantheon)’-engraving

Hendrik van Cleve III (1525-1589)-‘castellum (Sant’Angelo)’-engraving

Hendrik van Cleve III (1525-1589)-‘Mons Palatinus’-engraving

Hendrik van Cleve III (1525-1589)-‘burgus Romae’-engraving

17.9.14

Pre-raphaelism by John Everett Millais

The British John Everett Millais (1829-1896) painted other motifs besides the ones connected with his country.

O britânico John Everett Millais (1829-1896) não pintou unicamente temas relacionados com o seu país.

John Everett Millais (1829-1896)-‘the North-west passage’-oil on canvas-1874    London-Tate Gallery

John Everett Millais (1829-1896)-‘Lorenzo and Isabella’-oil on canvas-1849    Liverpool-Walker Art Gallery

John Everett Millais (1829-1896)-‘a dream of the past, Sir Isumbras at the ford’-oil on canvas    Port Sunlight (UK)-The Lady Lever Art Gallery

John Everett Millais (1829-1896)-‘the ruling passion or the ornithologist’-oil on canvas-1885    Glasgow-Lelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

John Everett Millais (1829-1896)-‘the valley of rest’-oil on canvas-(1858-1859)    London-Tate Gallery

16.9.14

Venice by Edward William Cooke

The British Edward William Cooke (1811-1880), a painter of landscapes and marinas, travelled through France and Italy.

O britânico Edward William Cooke (1811-1880), pintor de paisagens e marinas, viajou por França e Itália.

Edward William Cooke (1811-1880)-‘canal of the Giudecca, Venice’-1867

Edward William Cooke (1811-1880)-‘the church of the Gesuati and Riva delle zattere’

Edward William Cooke (1811-1880)-‘on the Lagoon of Venice’-1853

Edward William Cooke (1811-1880)-‘San Giorgio Maggiore and the Salute, Venice, with fishing craft of Chioggia and the Lagune’-oil on canvas

Edward William Cooke (1811-1880)-‘Venezia’-oil on canvas-1851

15.9.14

Italy by Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry

The Hungarian artist Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry (1853-1919) painted scenes of the countries he visited in Europe and the Levant.

O húngaro Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry (1853-1919) pintou cenas dos países que visitou na Europa e Levante.

Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry (1853-1919)-‘ruins of the Greek theater in Taormina’-oil on canvas    Budapest-Hungarian National Gallery

Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry (1853-1919)-‘Castellammare di Stabia’-oil on canvas-1902    Pécs-Csontváry Múzeum

Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry (1853-1919)-‘town at the seashore’-oil on canvas-ca 1902    Budapest-Hungarian National Gallery

Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry (1853-1919)-‘fishing in Castellammare’-oil on canvas-1901

Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry (1853-1919)-‘blossoming almonds in Taormina’-oil on canvas-ca 1902    Pécs-Janus Pannonius Múzeum

14.9.14

Sibyls - Siena Cathedral

On the marble floor of the Cathedral in Siena there are mosaics of several Sibyls devised by different professionals.

No pavimento marmóreo da catedral de Siena existem mosaicos de várias Sibilas idealizados por diversos profissionais.

Vito di Marco (15th century)-‘Delphic Sibyl’-mosaic

Neroccio di Bartolomeo (1447-1500)-‘Hellespontine Sibyl’-mosaic

Antonio Federighi (15th century)-‘Erythraean Sibyl’-mosaic

Vito di Marco (15th century)-‘Phrygian Sibyl’-mosaic

Vito di Marco (15th century)-‘Persian Sibyl’-mosaic

13.9.14

Tranquility by Alfred de Breanski I

The British artist Alfred Breanski I (1852-1928) painted landscapes of isolated and quiet places in the UK.

O britânico Alfred de Breanski I (1852-1928) pintou paisagens de locais isolados e tranquilos do Reino Unido.

Alfred de Breanski I (1852-1928)-‘Buttermere, the lake district’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Alfred de Breanski I (1852-1928)-‘Falcon Craig, Derwentwater’-oil on canvas

Alfred de Breanski I (1852-1928)-‘From the Bramber Pass’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Alfred de Breanski I (1852-1928)-‘near Dunkeld’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Alfred de Breanski I (1852-1928)-‘TynYGroes, the golden valley’-oil on canvas    Private collection