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 September, 2012

Francesco Guardi – National Gallery (London) NG2524. View of the Venetian Lagoon with the Tower of Malghera (probably the 1770s)

Materials: oil on wood. Dimensions: 21.3 x 41.3 cm. Acquisition date: 1910 (Salting Bequest). Nr.: NG2524. Source: luxfon.com/images/201202/luxfon.com_14678.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Meindert Hobbema – Gemäldegalerie Berlin Inv. 1984. Dorfstraße unter Bäumen (c. 1663)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 97,4 x 128,6 cm. Nr. Inv. 1984. Erworben im Tausch gegen Jacob van Ruisdael (Kat.Nr.893), 1926. Source: www.wga.hu/art/h/hobbema/village.jpg. P.S. I have changed the light and the colors of the original photo.


Canaletto – National Maritime Museum BHC1827. Greenwich Hospital from the North Bank of the Thames (1750-1752)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 68.6 x 106.7 cm. Nr.: BHC1827. Source: collections.rmg.co.uk/mediaLib/493/media-493079/large.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Isaac Ouwater – Rijksmuseum SK-A-306. De Sint Antoniuswaag te Amsterdam (1780-1790)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 60 x 74 cm. Inscriptions: I.k Ouwater. Nr.: SK-A-306. Source: www.rijksmuseum.nl/assetimage2.jsp?id=SK-A-306. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Hans Fredrik Gude – private collection? Norsk kust (1872)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 83 x 148 cm. Inscriptions: H.F Gude 1872. Sold by Stockholms Auktionsverk June 14, 2012 (Lot 1953). Source: media.auktionsverket.se/E206/stor/1953.jpg?d=20120523123300. P.S. I have changed the light, colors and contrast of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – Leeds Museums and Galleries LEEAG.1987.0019. Park Row, Leeds (1882)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 76.2 x 63.5 cm. Nr.: LEEAG.1987.0019. Source: picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3OVXgwvhz8N6lhasCpcnN9MTjNZ…. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Jan van der Heyden – Detroit Institute of Arts 48.218. View of Delft (c. 1660)

Materials: oil on cradled plywood panel (transfered from oak panel). Dimensions: 55.3 x 71 cm. Acquistion date: 1948. Nr.: 48.218. Source: picasaweb.google.com/112949544960153230565/PaisajismoHola…


Eduard Gaertner – Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin A II 880. Unter den Linden (1852)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 76 x 155 cm. Nr.: A II 880. Source: upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0f/Eduard_Gaertn….


Marinus Adrianus Koekkoek – private collection? Figures on a Forest Path (1857)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 78 x 105.3 cm. Inscriptions: M.A.Koekkoek.1857 (lower right). Sold by Christie’s (London) on January 21, 2009 (sale 7625, lot 41). Source: arthistoryreference.com/004/la/702.jpg.


Jacob van Ruisdael – The Metropolitan Museum of Art 14.40.623. Wheat Fields (c. 1670)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 100 x 130.2 cm. Acquisition date: 1913 (bequest Benjamin Altman). Nr.: 14.40.623. Source: images.metmuseum.org/CRDImages/ep/original/DP145911.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.