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 January, 2014

Jan van der Heyden – private collection. Houses on the Herengracht, Amsterdam (probably c. 1660-1670)

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Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 35.9 x 44.6 cm. Source: http://www.pubhist.com/w4607. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jan Both – The Wallace Collection P28. Italian Landscape (probably c. 1645-1652)

(c) The Wallace Collection; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 81.2 x 104.7 cm. Inscriptions: Jboth (JB in monogram). Nr.: P.28. Source: http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/images/paintings/wlc/large/wlc_wlc_p28_large.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection. The Tryst (1886)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 63.8 x 53.4 cm. Inscriptions: Atkinson Grimshaw 1886+ (lower left); Atkinson Grimshaw/The Tryst/1886 (on the reverse). Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/N08/N08989/326N08989_6VP9Z.jpg.


August Wilhelm Julius Ahlborn (after Karl Friedrich Schinkel) – Alte Nationalgalerie. Blick in Griechenlands Blüte/View of the Flower of Greece (1836)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 235 x 94 cm. Nr.: ? Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:August_Wilhelm_Julius_Ahlborn_-_Blick_in_Griechenlands_Bl%C3%BCte_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. Landscape with Houses on a Rocky Hill with a View of a Plain Beyond (the early 1650s)

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Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. Title: Landscape with Houses on a Rocky Hill with a View of a Plain Beyond. Date: the early 1650s. Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 46.7 x 63.2 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in New York, on January 26, 2012. Source: http://kunsthistoriened.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/ruisdaelsot.jpg?w=4000&h=2973. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Francesco Guardi – private collection. Venice, A View of the Entrance to the Grand Canal with the Church Santa Maria della Salute and the Punta della Dogana (the 1780s)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 34.5 x 52.5 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on July 4, 2012. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L12/L12033/259L12033_5T99F_in_frame.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Meindert Hobbema – private collection. A View on a Canal in a Dutch Village wit Barges Moared on the Quay near Houses (the end of the 1650s)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 70 x 89.3 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on December 6, 2007. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L07/L07034/L07034-210-lr-1.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Bernardo Bellotto – private collection. Venice. View of the Grand Canal with the Rialto Bridge, Seen from the North, the Fondaco dei Tedeschi at left, the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi and the Fabbriche Vecchie di Rialto at right (c. 1740)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 65.1 x 86 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in New York, on January 24, 2008. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/N08/N08404/N08404-114-lr-1.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Canaletto – private collection. Venice. The Grand Canal Looking North-East from the Palazzo Dolfin-Manin to the Rialto Bridge (c. 1738-1739)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 46.5 x 77.1 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on December 4, 2013. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L13/L13036/021L13036_72MMT.jpg. I have changed the light and the contrast of the original photo.


Jan Both – The Wallace Collection P198. Italian Coast Scene (c. 1645)

(c) The Wallace Collection; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

Materials: oil on oak panel. Dimensions: 48 x 66.7 cm. Inscriptions: Jboth ft (JB in monogram). Nr.: 198. Source: http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/images/paintings/wlc/large/wlc_wlc_p198_large.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Peder Mørk Mønsted – private collection. Skovbæk/Forest Stream (1910)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 121.5 x 110 cm. Inscriptions: P Monsted. 1910 (lower left). Auctioned by Sotheby’s in London, on May 30, 2008. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2008/the-scandinavian-sale-l08104/lot.275.html. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Joseph Mallord William Turner – The National Gallery of Art 1942.9.85 (Widener Collection). Venice: The Dogana and San Giorgio Maggiore (1834)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 125.7 x 156.5 cm. Nr. 1942.9.85. Source: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.1224.html. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection. Briggate, Leeds (last quarter of the 19th c.)

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Materials: oil over a photographic base laid down on canvas. Dimensions: 30.5 x 45.6 cm. Inscriptions: Atkinson Grimshaw F30. Sold by Christie’s in London, on June 8 2006. Source: http://www.fineartlib.info/plugins/p17_image_gallery/images/10/2765.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Johannes Christiaan Karel Klinkenberg – private collection. A View of the Groenburgwal with the Zuiderkerk, seen from the River Amstel, Amsterdam (c. 1887-1893)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 70 x 100 cm. Auctioned by Sotheby’s in Amsterdam, on October 15, 2008. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2008/19th-century-european-paintings-am1055/lot.199.html. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Barend Cornelis Koekkoek – private collection. An Extensive Summer Landscape with Travellers on a Path (1848)

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Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 78.5 x 105 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in Amsterdam, on December 15, 2009. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2009/19th-century-european-paintings-and-modern-contemporary-art-am1086/lot.9.html. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. Landscape with a Waterfall near a Castle (the 1670)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 53.7 x 42.5 cm. Inscriptions: JRuisdael (on a rock lower right). Sold by Sotheby’s in New York, on June 6, 2012. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/old-master-paintings-n08869/lot.14.html. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Meindert Hobbema – private collection. Summer Landscape with a Watermill (1662?)

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Materials: oil on oak panel. Dimensions: 85.5 x 114.5 cm. Inscriptions: m hobbbema (lower right). Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on July 7, 2007. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/old-master-british-paintings-day-sale-l12037/lot.227.html. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Caspar van Wittel – private collection. Naples. A View of the Villa Martinelli at Posillipo (the 1730s?)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 49.5 x 81.5 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on December 6, 2012. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/old-master-british-paintings-day-sale-l12037/lot.227.html. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Bernardo Bellotto – private collection. Venice. The Grand Canal: Looking South-West. From the Rialto Bridge to the Palazzo Foscari (c. 1739)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 60 x 91.5 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on December 5, 2012. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/old-master-british-paintings-evening-l12036/lot.47.html. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Canaletto – private collection. Venice. A View of Piazza San Marco Looking East towards the Basilica (1738-1739)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 46.5 x 77.1 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on December 4, 2013. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L13/L13036/022L13036_72MMT_176pc.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.