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 February, 2014

Kasparus Karsen – Simonis & Buunk. Gezicht op Passau aan de Donau (before 1858)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 56.5 x 100 cm. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kasparus_Karsen_-_Gezicht_op_Passau_aan_de_Donau.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.

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Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. A Ruined Castle Gateway, Possibly the Archway of Huis ter Kleef (first half of the 1650s)

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Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 27.6 x 37.5 cm. Inscriptions: JR monogram (lower right). Sold by Sotheby’s in New York, on June 9, 2011. Source: http://image.masterart.com/tsmedia/GreenMedia/BJ2.jpg%3Fqlt%3D75%26cell%3D2000,2000%26cvt%3Djpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Bernardo Bellotto – Robilant+Voena. The Grand Canal, Looking North From the Palazzo Contarini Dagli Scrigni to the Palazzo Rezzonico (c. 1739-1740)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 61 x 92.7 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in New York, on January 26-27, 2006. Source: http://www.robilantvoena.com/inventory/view?item=124. I have changed the light and the contrast of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza CTB.1989.28. Shipping on the Clyde (1881)

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Materials: oil on cardboard. Dimensions: 30.5 x 51 cm. Nr.: CTB.1989.28. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shipping_on_the_Clyde.jpg. I have changed the light and the contrast of the original photo.


Canaletto – The National Gallery NG940. Venice: The Doge’s Palace and the Riva degli Schiavoni (the late 1730)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 61.3 x 99.8 cm. Nr.: NG940. Source: http://s019.radikal.ru/i630/1311/66/93d7265282a1.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Johan Fredrik Eckersberg – private collection. Mennesker i fjellandskap/Figures in a Fjord Landscape (1862)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 87.5 x 123.5 cm. Inscriptions: JF Eckersberg/Christiania 1862 (lower left). Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L09/L09663/L09663-64-lr-1.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. A Wooded River Landscape with a Bridge, a Church Beyond (the 1650s)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 53 x 65 cm. Inscriptions: JvR (lower right). Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L11/L11033/312L11033_64DSN.jpg. I have changed the light and the contrast of the original photo.