Mostly landscape and cityscape paintings. For a tag cloud of the painters see bottom of the page. Because the tag cloud allows only 45 names, all the painters are are included in the category list at bottom of the page.

Archive for May, 2012

Canaletto – Kunsthistorisches Museum (not on their site). Riva degli Schiavoni, west side (1726-1728)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 46 x 62.5 cm. Nr.:? Source: andrzejosinski.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/canaletto-the-…


Ivan Shishkin – The Kiev National Museum of Russian Art. Дубовая роща/The Oak Grove (1887)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 125 x 193 cm. Source: http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/ivan-shishkin/oak-grove-1887.


Jan Brueghel the Elder – Rijksmuseum SK-A-67. Gezicht op een dorp aan een rivier (1604)

Materials: oil on copper. Dimensions: 14.5 x 20.5 cm. Inscriptions: Brveghel 1604. Nr.: SK-A-67. Source: www.rijksmuseum.nl/assetimage2.jsp?id=SK-A-67. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Martin Rico y Ortega – Meadows Museum (not on the site of the museum). Rio San Trovaso, Venice (date ?)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 65.4 x 100.3 cm. Inscriptions: Rico (lower left). Acquisition date: 2007 (sold by Sotheby’s, in New York, on the 18th of April. Nr.:? Source: picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?q=rio+san+trovaso&uname=…. P. S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jan van der Heyden – Los Angeles County Museum of Art M.2009.106.24. View of the Herengracht, Amsterdam, from the Leliegracht (c. 1660-1670)

Materials: oil on wood. Dimensions: 37.7 x 39.7 cm. Nr.: M.2009.106.24. Source: www.friendsofart.net/en/art/jan-van-der-heyden/view-of-th…


Jacob van Ruisdael – Beecroft Art Gallery SOUAG.B113. The Waterfall (date ?)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 69 x 57.5 cm. Nr.: SOUAG.B113. Source: ichef.bbci.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/images/paintings/bag/…. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Francesco Guardi – National Gallery of Art (Samuel H. Kress Collection) 1939.1.129. Temporary Tribune in the Campo San Zanipolo, Venice (1782 or after)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 37.5 x 31.5 cm. Nr.: 1939.1.129. Source: images.nga.gov/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=guardi. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Meindert Hobbema – The University of Edinburgh Fine Art Collection EU 718. A Wooded River Valley with two Fishermen (c. 1659)

Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 47 x 68.6 cm. Inscriptions: front ll ‘M. Hobbema’. Nr.: EU 718. Source: http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/images/paintings/uni/large/edi_uni_eu_0718_large.jpg


Jan van der Heyden – George M. and Linda H. Kaufman Collection (at the National Gallery of Art). An Amsterdam Canal View (c. 1670)

Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 32.5 x 38.7 cm. Source: http://www.dtm.ciw.edu/users/ruedas/photos/washington/natgallery/dutchcanal_cr.jpg. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.

The National Gallery of Art (e.g. http://www.nga.gov/education/classroom/dutch/dutch_c lassroom_guide.pdf on page 11) gives the following title: An Amsterdam Canal View with the Church of Veere. Following a kind message from *Huismus, a Flickr user, I have decided to take out the reference to the church of Veere because the town is some 100 km away from Amsterdam.


Herman Nauwincx, Willem Schellinks – The J. Paul Getty Museum 69.PB.6. Mountain Landscape with River and Wagon (third quarter of 17th century)

Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 69.9 x 60.3 cm. Inscriptions: Signed lower right and on barrel, “HN and WS”. Nr.: 69.PB.6. Source: http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/images/enlarge/00055501.JPG. P.S. I have changed the contrast and the light of the original photo.