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, 2013

Caspar van Wittel – private collection View of the Borromean Islands (c. 1715)

Vanvitelli, View of the Borromeon Islands (49 x 97.5 cm)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 49 x 97.5 cm. Source: http://www.robilantvoena.com/inventory/view?item=402. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.

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Canaletto – The Royal Collection RCIN 404432. Rome: View of the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine (1743)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 108 x 285.1 cm. Nr.: RCIN 404432. Acquired by George III. Source: http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/404432/rome-view-of-the-colosseum-and-the-arch-of-constantine. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Mikhail Klodt – The Tomsk Regional Art Museum? Вид на острове Валааме/View of the Valaam Island (1857)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 110 x 154 cm. Nr.: ? Source: http://cp12.nevsepic.com.ua/61/1353792907-0478803-www.nevsepic.com.ua.jpg. I have changed the light, the contrast and colors of the original photo. An identical painting (as far as I can tell), measuring 106 x 153.7 cm, dated in 1858 and titled “A Riverside Farm”, was sold by Christie’s in London, on June 8, 2010. The information provided by Christie’s mentions a different painting titled “A view of Valaam Island”, authored by Klodt in 1857. The information about the painting being in the Tomsk Museum is taken from http://www.art-catalog.ru/picture.php?id_picture=11338.


Jan Both – The National Gallery (London) NG959. Peasants with Mules and Oxen on a Track near a River (c. 1641-1643)

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Materials: oil on copper. Dimensions: 39.6 x 58.1 cm. Nr.: NG959. Source: http://oldflemishpainting.blogspot.ro/2013_01_01_archive.html.


Peder Mørk Mønsted – private collection. Skovparti med åløb/Forest Scene with a Stream (1925)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 71 x 100 cm. Sold by Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen, on April 22, 2008. Source: http://www.artandinfluence.com/2010_05_02_archive.html. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Martin Rico y Ortega – Minneapolis Institute of Art 65.20. Giardino del Palazzo Vendramin (c. last quarter of the 19th century)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 46.99 x 71.12 cm. Nr.: 65.20. Source: https://api.artsmia.org/images/10545/1200/large.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection? Yew Court, Scalby (1875)

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Materials: oil on card. Dimensions: 23.5 x 32.2 cm. Sold by Christie’s in London, on December 15, 2011. Source: http://i.imgur.com/NkLxjhih.jpg.


Pierre Henri de Valenciennes – Museum of Fine Arts (Boston) 1980.658. Italian Landscape with Bathers (1790)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 54 x 81.6 cm. Nr.: 1980.658. Source: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/italian-landscape-with-bathers-34395. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.