German fields by Bruno Moras

The German artist Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939) represented places from his country that he was familiar with.

O alemão Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939) representou lugares que conheceu no seu país.

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘Spring in the Spreewald’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘in the Spreewald’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘view in the Spreewald’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘lake with personage’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘winter landscape’-oil on canvas


Fun by Jean Watteau

The French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) chose fun as the central theme for some paintings.

O francês Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) elegeu o divertimento como assuntos de algumas pinturas.

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘the music party’-oil on canvas-ca 1718     London-Wallace collection

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘the country dance’-oil on canvas-ca 1710     Indianapolis-Museum of Art

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘festival of Love’-oil on canvas-ca 1717     Dresden-Gemäldegalerie

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)- ‘Elysian Fields’-oil on wood-ca 1718     London-Wallace collection

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘the Italian comedy’-oil on canvas-ca 1716     Berlin-Gemäldegalerie


The French by Louis Boilly

The French were the motif used in some works of the artist Louis-Leopold Boilly (1761-1845).

Os franceses foram temas de algumas obras de Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845).

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-’the arrival of diligence in the courtyard of Messageries’-oil on canvas-1803     Paris-Musée du Louvre

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘unbelievable parade’-1797     Private collection

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘entrance to the Turk garden’-oil on canvas-1812     Los Angeles-Getty Center

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘the geography lesson’-oil on canvas-1812     Fort Worth-Kimbel Art Museum

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘a lodge, a free show’day’-1830


Deák-Ébner in Magyar Nemzeti Galéria

The Hungarian artist Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934) represented themes about his country.

O húngaro Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934) representou temas do seu país.

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘harvesters returning home’-oil on canvas-1881

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘riverside’-oil on canvas mounted on cardboard

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘marriage procession’-oil on canvas-1888

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘path of wild mallows’-oil on canvas-ca 1888

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘poultry market’



In the past rural properties had their barns.

No passado as propriedades rurais tinham os seus celeiros.

Johann Ludwig Ernst Morgenstern (1738-1819)-‘a farm’-1794     Frankfurt am Main-Städelsches Kunst Institut und Städtische Galerie

Alexandre Calame (1810-1864)-‘farm with peasant and animals’-oil on canvas-ca 1830     Private collection

Laurids Wilhelm Pacht (1843-1912)-‘an interrupted nap’-oil on canvas-1868

Karl Bennewitz von Löfen (1826-1895)-‘farmstead’-oil on cardboard-1895

Heinrich Bürkel (1802-1869)-‘wintery village in the barn is threshed cereal’-oil on cardboard-ca 1865     Private collection


Italy by Andreas Achenbach

The German artist Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910) represented Italian places.

O germânico Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910) representou locais italianos.

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘Porto Venere at the Ligurian sea’-oil on canvas-1853     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘at the Sicilian coast’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘on the coast at Capri’-oil on canvas-1855     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘autumn morning in the Pontine Marshes’-oil on canvas-1846     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘view from Bay of Naples to Vesuvius’-oil on canvas-1846     Private collection


Monks’ drinking

Monks prepared wine and liqueur and one of them conceived the second fermentation for champagne.

Os monges preparavam vinhos e licores e um deles concebeu a segunda fermentação do champanhe.

Unknown-‘medieval wine party’-miniature

Georg Rössler (1861.1925)-‘Monk drinking’-oil on oak-ca 1925     Private collection

L. A. Brigg (19th century)-’monk drinking wine and carrying toast’

Ernst Nowak (1851-1919)-‘a good sip’-oil on canvas-ca 1919     Private collection

Raffaello Frigerio (1875-1940)-‘monk and a choir boy at the wine cellar’


Holland by Johannes Weissenbruch

The Dutch artist Johannes (Jan) Hendrik Weissenbruch (1824-1903) represented themes about his country.

O holandês Johannes (Jan) Hendrik Weissenbruch (1824-1903) representou temas do seu país.

Johannes (Jan) Hendrik Weissenbruch (1824-1903)-‘the shipping canal at Rijswijk’-oil on panel-1868     Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum

Johannes (Jan) Hendrik Weissenbruch (1824-1903)-‘windmill near Schiedam’-oil on canvas-1873     Rotterdam-Museum Beijmans van Beuningen

Johannes (Jan) Hendrik Weissenbruch (1824-1903)-‘at Elshout sun’-oil on canvas-1854

Johannes (Jan) Hendrik Weissenbruch (1824-1903)-‘the mill’-oil on panel-ca 1873

Johannes (Jan) Hendrik Weissenbruch (1824-1903)-‘the locks of Nederwaard in Elshout’-oil on panel-ca 1855     Groninger-Museum



Pastoral activity has always been determinant for human life since the beginning of the Neolithic.

A atividade pastorícia foi sempre determinante para a vida humana desde o início do Neolítico.

Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1780)-‘view of Pima from the Sonnenstein castle’-oil on canvas-1749     St Petersburg-Hermitage

Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)-‘a shepherd with his flock in a wood’-oil on oak wood-1615     London-National Gallery

Philip Jacques de Loutherbourg (1740-1812)-‘shepherd and shepherdess dancing’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Karl Bennewitz von Löfen the Elder (1826-1895)-‘sheep grazing’-oil on canvas-ca 1880

Josef Feid (1806-1870)-‘idyllic woodland with horse and cart’-oil on canvas-1840     Private collection


Umbrella pines by Hendrik Voogd

The Dutchman Hendrik Voogd (1768-1839) painted Italian scenes, some showed umbrella pines.

O holandês Hendrik Voogd (1768-1839) pintou cenas italianas, algumas com pinheiros mansos.

Hendrik Voogd (1768-1839)-‘Italian landscape with umbrella pines’-oil on canvas-1807     Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum

Hendrik Voogd (1768-1839)-‘Italian landscape with pines trees’-oil on canvas-1795     Amsterdam-Rijksmuseum

Hendrik Voogd (1768-1839)-‘the passage of the ford’-oil on canvas-1819     Montpéllier-Musée Fabre

Hendrik Voogd (1768-1839)-‘view of the Roman Campagna’-oil on canvas-1814     Private collection

Hendrik Voogd (1768-1839)-‘view of Rome from the window’-oil on panel-1809     St Petersburg-Hermitage