24.7.14

Orthodox Churches by Ferdinand-Victor Perrot

The French Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841) lived and died in St. Petersburg where he painted its churches.

O francês Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841) habitou e faleceu em São Petersburgo onde pintou as suas igrejas.

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘Church of Our Lady of Vladimir’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘St Andrew on Bolshoi Prospect of Vasilyevsky Island’-1841    Moscow-Pushkin Museum

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘Cathedral of St Nicholas’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘view of the Smolny Convent’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘view of Sennaya square’

23.7.14

Flower vendor in Paris by Victor Gabriel Gilbert

Painters such as Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935) expressed interest in documenting the selling of flowers on the streets of major European cities.

Pintores como Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935) manifestaram interesse em documentar a venda de flores nas ruas das grandes cidades europeias.

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the flower market, Paris’

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the Lower market, Paris’-1881

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘flower and fruit seller in a Paris square’

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)’Place du Palais Royal, raining day’-1900

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the young flowers seller’

22.7.14

Gardens

Public gardens and gardens belonging to wealthy people display different floral and landscape settings when compared with small gardens from modest people.

Os jardins públicos e os das pessoas abastadas apresentam configurações paisagísticas e florais muito diversas das que possuem os pequenos jardins familiares de gente modesta.

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘celebrating the beauty of the incredible edible’

Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)-‘mother and child in the flowers’

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘garden in full bloom’-oil on panel

Antal László Neogrády (1861-1942)-‘the little garden’

Severin Nilson (1846-1918)-‘scenes from Halland’-1882

21.7.14

Waterpipe-Hookah-Narghile

Lloyd Cyril Elgood (1893-1970), a historian of Persian medicine, attributes the invention of the hookah to Irfan Shaikh, the physician of Akbar I (1542-1605), Mogul Emperor. However, Ahli Shirazi (-1535), a Persian poet, mentions its use during the reign of Sultan Tahmasp I (1514-1576).

Cyril Lloyd Elgood (1893-1970), historiador da medicina persa, atribui a invenção do hookah a Irfan Shaikh, físico de Akbar I (1542-1605), imperador Mogul. Contudo, Ahli Shirazi ( -1535), poeta persa, menciona o seu uso no reinado do Sultão Tahmasp I (1514-1576).

Moritz Stifter (1857-1905)-‘in the harem’

Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)-‘the women of Algiers (in their partment)’-oil on canvas    Paris-Musée du Louvre

Gyula Tornai (1861-1928)-‘a musical afternoon’

Gyula Tornai (1861-1928)-‘oriental smoker with hookah and marabout’

Stanislaus von Chlebowski (1835-1884)-‘Bashi-Bazouk with hookah’

20.7.14

Sights and people by Jules-Alexis Muenier

The Frenchman Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942) worked in Jean-Léon Gérôme’s studio and studied at the National School of Fine Arts in Paris.

O francês Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942) trabalhou no estúdio de Jean-Léon Gérôme e estudou na Escola Nacional Superior de Belas Artes de Paris.

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘the best days’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘cathecism lesson’-oil on canvas-1890    Besançon-Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie  

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘wandering’-oil on canvas-1896    Paris-Assemblée Nationale  

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘young peasant watering his horse’-oil on canvas  

Jules-Alexis Muenier (1863-1942)-‘retired chaplain or breviary’-oil on canvas-1886    Cambrai-Musée  

19.7.14

Rustic genre by Henry John Yeend King

The Londoner Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924) painted mainly rustic scenes from the Victorian era.

O londrino Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924) pintou principalmente cenas rústicas da era vitoriana.

Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924)-‘gossips’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924)-‘afternoon picnic’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924)-‘feeding the ducks’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924)-‘waiting for the ferry’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924)-‘mother pond’-oil on canvas    Private collection

18.7.14

Children dancing

Several painters from different time periods and nationalities left their testimony about children’s dances.

Diversos pintores de várias épocas e nacionalidades deixaram o seu testemunho das danças infantis.

Carl Massman (1850-1929)-‘Children dancing’-oil on canvas

József Ferenczy (1866-1925)-‘round dance’-oil on canvas

Federico Oliva (fl 1830-1920)-‘children at play’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Ferdinand Julius Wilhelm Laufberger (1829.1881)-‘the blind cow game’-oil on wood-1865

Apollon Mokritsky (1810-1870)-‘Roma-Italian women on the terrace (tarantella)’-1846

17.7.14

Being a woman by Eva Gonzalès

Eva Gonzales (1849-1893), a French artist of Spanish origin, painted women of her time in various situations.

Eva Gonzalès (1849-1893), francesa de origem espanhola, pintou as mulheres do seu tempo em várias situações.

Eva Gonzalès (1849-1893)-‘afternoon tea or on the terrace’-oil on canvas-1875    Private collection

Eva Gonzalès (1849-1893)-‘on the boat’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Eva Gonzalès (1849-1893)-‘a box at the Italian theater’-oil on canvas-1874    Paris-Musée d’Orsay  

Eva Gonzalès (1849-1893)-‘morning awakening or the dream (detail)’-oil on canvas-1876 n   Bremen-Kunsthalle

Eva Gonzalès (1849-1893)-‘little lever’-oil on canvas- ca 1876    Private collection

16.7.14

Swedish trees by Johan Krouthén

The Swedish artist Johan Krouthén (1858-1932) painted landscapes from his country, where trees, especially fruit trees, predominate.

O sueco Johan Krouthén (1858-1932) pintou paisagens do seu país em que predominam árvores, principalmente de fruto.

Johan Krouthén (1858-1932)-‘spring landscape from Ryd’

Johan Krouthén (1858-1932)-‘flowering spring garden’-1932

Johan Krouthén (1858-1932)-‘blooming fruit trees’

Johan Krouthén (1858-1932)-‘chickens on a village road’

Johan Krouthén (1858-1932)-‘gardening with blooming apple trees’

15.7.14

Voluptuous women by Édouard Frédéric Wilhelm Richter

The German Orientalist painter Edouard Frederic Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913) devoted many of his themes to unoccupied and voluptuous women.

O pintor orientalista alemão Édouard Frédéric Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913) dedicou muitos dos seus temas às mulheres desocupadas e voluptuosas.

Édouard Frédéric Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913)-‘in the harem’-oil on canvas

Édouard Frédéric Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913)-‘the Sultan’s amusement’-oil on canvas

Édouard Frédéric Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913)-‘draper’-oil on canvas

Édouard Frédéric Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913)-‘the eavesdropper’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Édouard Frédéric Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913)-the final decision’-oil on canvas