2.3.15

Vases and food by Willem Kalf

Willem Kalf (1619-1693), a painter of the Dutch golden age, left still lifes with various motifs.

Willem Kalf (1619-1693), pintor da época de ouro holandesa, deixou naturezas mortas com diversos motivos.

Willem Kalf (1619-1693)-‘wine glass and a bowl of fruit’-oil on canvas-1663    Cleveland-Museum of Art

Willem Kalf (1619-1693)-‘still life’-oil on canvas-ca 1660    Paris-Musée du Louvre

Willem Kalf (1619-1693)-‘still life with drinking-horn, lobster and glass’-oil on canvas-ca 1653    London-National Gallery

Willem Kalf (1619-1693)-‘still life with a Chinese porcelain jar’-oil on canvas-1669    Indianapolis-Museum of Art

Willem Kalf (1619-1693)-‘kitchen still life in a farmhouse’

1.3.15

Beyond the city

City life takes away from its inhabitants the healthy contact with the open air of the fields.

A vida citadina retira aos seus habitantes o saudável contacto com o ar livre dos campos.

Peder Severin Kroyer (1851-1909)-‘hypp, hypp, hurrah!’-oil on canvas-1883    Gothenburg-Museum of Art

Jean Michelin (1616-1670)-‘the baker’s cart’-oil on canvas-1656    New York-Metropolitan Museum of Art

Master of the Béguins (active 1650-1660)-‘beggars at a doorway’-oil on canvas    New York-Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ernest Walbourn (1872-1927)-‘a walk along the river’-oil on board

Alexander Vladimirovich Makovsky (1869-1924)-‘procession St. Florus and Laurus’-oil on canvas-ca 1921    St Petersburg-The State Historical Museum of Religion

28.2.15

Country jobs by George Clausen

The British artist George Clausen (1852-1944) devoted part of his pictorial work to country jobs.

O britânico George Clausen (1852-1944) dedicou parte da sua obra pictórica aos trabalhos campestres.

George Clausen (1852-1944)-‘ploughing’-oil on canvas-1889    Aberdeen-Art Gallery

George Clausen (1852-1944)-‘winter work’-oil on canvas-1883    London-Tate Gallery

George Clausen (1852-1944)-‘the mowers’-watercolour-1885

George Clausen (1852-1944)-‘a frosty march morning’-1904

George Clausen (1852-1944)-‘harvesting the sheaves’-oil on canvas-1902    Private collection

27.2.15

Mothers by Haynes King

The British artist Haynes King (1831-1904) painted many familiar themes, including those about mothers.

O britânico Haynes King (1831-1904) pintou muitos temas familiares, entre eles o que apresenta mães de família.

Haynes King (1831-1904)-‘home’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Haynes King (1831-1904)-‘mother’s pet’-oil on canvas-1879    Private collection

Haynes King (1831-1904)-‘awaiting the return’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Haynes King (1831-1904)-‘mother and child’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Haynes King (1831-1904)-‘homeless’-oil on canvas-1872    Private collection

26.2.15

Horses by Wilhelm Velten

The Russian artist Wilhelm Velten (1847-1929) painted various scenes with horses used for traction or saddle.

O russo Wilhelm Velten (1847-1929) pintou variadas cenas com cavalos utilizados para tração ou sela.

Wilhelm Velten (1847-1929)-‘encounter on the road’-oil on wood

Wilhelm Velten (1847-1929)-‘market day on Franconia’-oil on wood

Wilhelm Velten (1847-1929)-‘cavalrymen on a village road’-oil on wood

Wilhelm Velten (1847-1929)-‘horses in the suburbs in winter’-oil on wood

Wilhelm Velten (1847-1929)-‘horse-auction’-oil on board

25.2.15

Salon by Pio Ricci

The Italian artist Pio Ricci (1850-1919) used several times as a motif the salons of the previous century where artistic events took place.

O italiano Pio Ricci (1850-1919) utilizou diversas vezes como tema os salões do século anterior onde decorriam manifestações artísticas.

Pio Ricci (1850-1919)-‘bride to be’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Pio Ricci (1850-1919)-‘the love letter-oil on canvas    Private collection

Pio Ricci (1850-1919)-‘a private performance’

Pio Ricci (1850-1919)-‘recital 1’

Pio Ricci (1850-1919)-‘recital 2’


24.2.15

Proposals by Vittorio Reggianini

The Italian artist Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939) painted immensely motifs about a time far before his own.

O italiano Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939) pintou imenso temas sobre uma época bastante anterior à sua.

Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939)-‘the storyteller’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939)-‘the unseen audience’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939)-‘the proposal’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939)-‘the poetry reading’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1939)-‘seduction’-oil on canvas on masonite    Private collection

23.2.15

Popes of the Catholic Church

After the death of St. Peter, the Catholic Church initiated the election of Popes to govern the Church.

A Igreja Católica, após a morte de São Pedro, iniciou a eleição de Papas para a dirigirem.

Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520)-‘Julius II (Giuliano della Rovere) (1503-1513)’    London-National Gallery

Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520)-‘Leo X (Giovanni di Lorenzo de’ Medici) (1513-1521)’

Michelangelo da Caravaggio (1571-1610)-‘Paul V (Camillo Borghese) (1605-1621)’

Pietro Berettini aka da Cortona (1596-1669)-‘Urban VIII (Mafeo Barberini) (1623-1644)’

Diego de Silva Velázquez (1599-1660)-‘Innocent X (Giovanni Battista Pamphilj) (1644-1655)’

22.2.15

Concerts

Painters from different countries and times used musical concerts as a theme for their work.

Pintores de diversos países e épocas usaram os concertos musicais como tema das suas obras.

Gustave Jean Jacquet (1848-1909)-‘the recital’-oil on canvas-1898  Private collection

Otto Erdmann (1834-1905)-‘in the realm of music’   Private collection

Rudol Alfred Höger (1877-1930)-‘house music’-oil on canvas

François Flameng (1856-1923)-‘a concert in Versailles’

Philip Mercier (1689-1760)-‘the sense of hearing’-oil on canvas-ca 1747    New Haven (Connecticut)-Yale Center for British Art


21.2.15

Elegance by Carl Schweninger Jr

The Austrian artist Carl Schweninger Jr (1854-1903) painted several pieces related to male and female elegance.

O austríaco Carl Schweninger Jr (1854-1903) pintou diversos temas relativos à elegância feminina e masculina.

Carl Schweninger Jr (1854-1903)-‘the concert’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Carl Schweninger Jr (1854-1903)-‘garden party’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Carl Schweninger Jr (1854-1903)-‘galante scene in the park’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Carl Schweninger Jr (1854-1903)-‘the letter’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Carl Schweninger Jr (1854-1903)-‘Carnival’-1856    Private collection