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 November, 2012

Canaletto – Sir John Soane’s Museum. View in Venice, on the Grand Canal (Riva degli Schiavoni) (c. 1734-1735)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 126.2 x 204.6 cm. Nr.:? Source: arthistoryreference.com/v/la/769.jpg. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Ivan Shishkin – Kiev National Museum of Russian Art. Ручей в лесу (На косогоре)/Brook in a Forest (1880)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 204 x 138 cm. Nr.:? Source: 19thcenturyrusspaint.blogspot.ro/2012/09/ivan-shishkin-ct…. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot – The National Gallery of Art 1963.10.109. Forest of Fontainebleau (1834)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 175.6 x 242.6 cm. Nr.: 1963.10.109. Source: http://www.eurocles.com/e-doc.php?action=image&image=data/peinture/corot/corot%20-%20Forest%20of%20Fontainebleau.%201834.%20Oil%20on%20canvas.%2069%201:8%20x%2095%201:2%20in.%20(175.6%20x%20242.6%20cm).%20National%20Gallery%20of%20Art,%20Washington%20DC.jpg


Hans Fredrik Gude. Frisk bris ved den norske kyst/Fresh Breeze off the Norwegian Coast.

Source: upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/21/Hans_gude-Fri… I did not find further information on this painting. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection? Whitby (1870s)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 61 x 91 cm. Inscriptions: signed lower right: Atkinson Grimshaw, further signed on the reverse: Whitby/Atkinson Grimshaw. Source: onlyhdwallpapers.com/wallpaper/john_atkinson_grimshaw_whi…. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Martin Rico y Ortega – The Walters Art Museum 37.185. Gathering Oranges, Granada (1859?)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 42 x 75 cm. Nr.: 37.185. Source: art.thewalters.org/images/art/pl7_37185_fnt_tr_c80iii-2.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Caspar van Wittel – Cincinnati Art Museum. View of the Royal Palace at Naples (1706)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions:? Nr.:? Source: www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=63569595&l=d806154008&…. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.

There are at least three other paintings similar to this one. One, which seems to resemble it the most, is preserved in the Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano of Naples (http://www.palazzozevallos.it/interno_galleria.asp?q_idmnu=6).


Barend Cornelis Koekkoek – Southampton City Art Gallery 1111. View over Heidelberg (1837)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 102.9 x 120.5 cm. Acquisition date: 1942. Nr.: 1111. Source: ichef.bbci.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/images/paintings/scag…. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the oriignal photo.


Jacob van Ruisdael – The Metropolitan Museum of Art 25.110.18. Mountain Torrent (1670s)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 54 x 41.9 cm. Acquisition date: 1900. Nr.: 25.110.18. Source: www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/1100…. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.

Once thought to be by Allart van Everdingen, this picture reveals his continuing influence on Jacob van Ruisdael’s later work (http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/110002001?rpp=20&pg=1&ft=Ruisdael&pos=6)


Francesco Guardi – Rijksmuseum SK-A-3251. Regatta op het Canal Grande bij de Rialtobrug te Venetië (1780-1793)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 48 x 79 cm. Acquisition date: 1936. Nr.: SK-A-3251. Source: www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/search/objecten?s=objecttype&p=…. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.