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 June, 2013

Bernardo Bellotto – Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza 40(1932.2). Capriccio with a River and Bridge (c. 1745)

1934.2 (1)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 48.5 x 73 cm. Source: http://www.museothyssen.org/img/obras_grande/1934.2.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.

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Canaletto – Westminster Abbey. London: Westminster Abbey, with a Procession of Knights of the Bath (1749)

westminster-abbey-with-a-procession-of-knights-of-the-bath-1749

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 99 x 101.5 cm. Source: http://uploads7.wikipaintings.org/images/canaletto/westminster-abbey-with-a-procession-of-knights-of-the-bath-1749.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


John Constable -€“ National Gallery of Art 1942.9.10. Wivenhoe Park, Essex (1816)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 56.1 x 101.2 cm. Nr.: 1942.9.10 Source: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.1147.html. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection. The Turn of the Road (1883)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 30.5 x 40.5 cm. Source: http://uploads4.wikipaintings.org/images/john-atkinson-grimshaw/the-turn-of-the-road.jpg. P.S. I have changed the colors of the original photo.


Giovanni Boldini – Philadelphia Museum of Art E1924-4-2. Highway of Combes-la-Ville (1873)

jan11_Highway of Combes-la-Ville - Giovanni Boldin

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 69.2 x 101.4 cm. Nr.: E1924-4-2. Acquisition date: 1924. Source: http://www.artfixdaily.com/images/pr/jan11_Highway%20of%20Combes-la-Ville%20-%20Giovanni%20Boldin.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Jacob van Ruisdael – National Gallery (London) NG2562. A Ruined Castle Gateway (c. 1650-1655)

about 1650-5

Materials: Oil on oak stuck on to millboard, remounted on an oak panel. Dimensions: 46.7 x 64.5 cm. Nr.: NG2562. Acquisition date: 1910. Source: http://luxfon.com/images/201204/luxfon.com_14480.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo


Francesco Guardi – The Frick Collection 1984.1.179. View of Venice (second half of the 18th c.?)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 69.9 x 98.4 cm. Source: http://www.lepoint.fr/images/2012/12/02/837697-jpg_573524.jpg. P.S. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Meindert Hobbema – private collection. A Wooded Landscape with a Figure Crossing a Bridge over a Stream (second third of the 17th c.?)

Hobbema_Meindert_A_Wooden_Landscape_wirb_a_Figure_crossing_over_a_stream_oil_Panel-large

Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 61.1 x 85.8 cm. Sold by Christie’s, in London, on July 7, 2009 (lot 34, sale 7743) Source: http://www.artrenewal.org/artwork/692/2692/37978/Hobbema_Meindert_A_Wooden_Landscape_wirb_a_Figure_crossing_over_a_stream_oil_Panel-large.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Jan van der Heyden – Manchester Art Gallery. A Street in Cologne with the Unfinished Cathedral in the Centre (1694)

(c) Manchester City Galleries; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 31.7 x 40.5 cm. Source: http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/images/paintings/mcag/large/gmiii_mcag_1979_463_large.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Caspar van Wittel – private collection. Rome, a View of the River Tiber at the Porto della Legna Looking towards Castel Sant’Angelo, with Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Distance (c. 1690)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 52 x 102 cm. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L12/L12036/301L12036_6MTBM.jpg. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.