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 March, 2014

Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. Wooded Landscape with a Rocky Stream (c. 1660)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 61 x 70 cm. Inscriptions: signed with monogram (lower right). Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L07/L07031/L07031-27-lr-1.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Ivan Pokhitonov – private collection. Sur la plage (1895)

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Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 18.9 x 32.6 cm. Inscriptions: I. Pokitonow (lower right). Source: http://otkritka-reprodukzija.blogspot.ro/2011/11/1850-1923.html. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection. Glasgow – Saturday Night (the 1880s?)

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Materials: oil on canvas? Dimensions: 60 x 91 cm. Inscriptions: Atkinson Grimshaw (lower right)/ Glasgow (Saturday Night) Atkinson Grimshaw (on the reverse) Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/91926072@N08/8487841657/in/photolist-dW3pBx. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Christen Købke – The Hirschsprung Collection. Frederiksborg Slot ved Aftenbelysning/Frederiksborg Castle in the Evening Light (1835)

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Materials: oil on canvas? Dimensions: 71.8 x 103.4 cm. Source: http://www.monograffi.com/danish/SF.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Thomas Cole – New-York Historical Society 1858.1. The Course of Empire: The Savage State (c. 1834)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 99.7 x 160.7 cm. Inscriptions: T. Cole (lower right). Nr.: 1858.1. Source: http://www.passimblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Thomas-Cole-I.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Eduard Gaertner – Alte Nationalgalerie. Ansicht der Rückfront der Häuser and der Schloßfreiheit/Rear View of the Houses at Schloßfreiheit (1855)

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Materials: oil on canvas? Dimensions: 96 x 57 cm. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eduard_Gaertner_-_Rear_view_of_the_Houses_at_Schlo%C3%9Ffreiheit_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. A Landscape with Two Figures on a Rise and a Stream at Right (1647)

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Materials: oil on oak panel. Dimensions: 32.2 x 44.1 cm. Inscriptions: vR (in compendium) uisdael/1647. Sold by Sotheby’s on December 5, 2007. Source: http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/full.php?ID=102607. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Francesco Guardi – private collection (on long-term loan to the Frick Collection). View of the Guidecca Canal and the Zattere (c. 1765-1770)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 120 x 205.1 cm. Source: http://www.frick.org/exhibitions/loans/departure/guardi. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Meindert Hobbema – Philadelphia Museum of Art E1924-3-7. Landscape with a Wooded Road (1662)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 107 x 130.8 cm. Acquisition date: 1924. Nr.: E1924-3-7. Source: http://www.pubhist.com/works/13/large/meindert_hobbema_wooded_road.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Bernardo Bellotto – Bristol Museum and Art Gallery K5270. Capriccio: The Lagoon, Venice (c. 1743)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 37.5 x 62.2 cm. Acquisition date: 1988. Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/paintings/capriccio-the-lagoon-venice-188050. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Canaletto – private collection. Venice, A View of the Piazzetta Looking North (early 1730s)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 81.7 x 128.2 cm. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L10/L10036/L10036-39-lr-1.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Kasparus Karsen – Rijksmuseum SK-A-3129. Rijn-fantasie (c. 1840-1870)

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Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 37 x 48.5 cm. Inscriptions: K. Karsen. Source: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/SK-A-3129/ixxi. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Amaldus Clarin Nielsen – private collection. Sent/Late in the Day (1893)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 112 x 185 cm. Inscriptions: 1893 Amaldus Nielsen. Source: http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=67054.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection. In the Golden Glow of Autumn (1884)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 51 x 76 cm. Inscriptions: Atkinson Grimshaw/1884 (lower right); In the golden glow of Autumn/Atkinson Grimshaw/ 1884/ Knostrop Hall/Leeds (on the reverse). Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L10/L10133/L10133-6-lr-1.jpg. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Jan Weissenbruch – Teylers Museum KS 126. Aan de Lek bij Elshout (c. 1852-1854)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 63.5 x 84.5 cm. Nr.: KS 126. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Johannes_Weissenbruch_(1822-1880),_Aan_de_Lek_bij_Elshout,_1850-1854,_Olieverf_op_doek.JPG


Gerard van Nijmegen – Rijksmuseum SK-A-4223. Berglandschap bij Düsseldorf/Mountainous Landscape near Düsseldorf (1790)

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Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 62 x 89 cm. Inscriptions: G. van Nijmegen 1790. Nr.: SK-A-4223. Source: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/SK-A-4223. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Iacob van Ruisdael – private collection. A Wooded Dune Landscape (c. 1648)

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Materials: oil on oak panel. Dimensions: 27.5 x 31 cm. Inscriptions: JVRuisdael (JVR in ligature, lower centre). Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on December 9, 2009. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L09/L09636/L09636-15-lr-1.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Francesco Guardi – private collection. View of the Villa Loredan at Paese (c. 1778-1785)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 46.5 x 76.4 cm. Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/82899193@N00/7301752024/in/photolist-c8eouh. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Meindert Hobbema – The Art Institute of Chicago 1894.1031. The Watermill with the Great Red Roof (c. 1662-1665)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 81.3 x 110 cm. Inscriptions: hobbema (lower left). Source: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLarge/WebImg_000240/160131_2801074.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jan van der Heyden, Adriaen van de Velde – Rijksmuseum SK-A-153. De ophaalbrug (c. 1660-1672)

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Materials: oil on panel. Dimensions: 36 x 44.5 cm. Inscriptions: VHeyde f. Source: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/search/objecten?s=objecttype&v=list&f=1&p=1&ps=10&f.principalMaker.sort=Jan+van+der+Heyden&ii=2#/SK-A-153,3. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Caspar van Wittel – private collection? Rome, a View of the River Tiber at the Porto di Ripa Grande (c. 1690)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 49 x 97.5 cm. Source: http://www.studioesseci.net/allegati/mostre/431/vanvitelli_m.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Bernardo Bellotto – Kunsthistorisches Museum GG_1675. Das kaiserliche Lustschloß Schloss Hof, Ansicht von Norden (1758-1761)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 136 x 238 cm. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Canaletto_(I)_064.jpg.


Canaletto – private collection. Venice, a View of the Churches of the Redentore and San Giacomo, with a Moored Man-of-War, Gondolas and Barges (1747-1755)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 60 x 94.5 cm. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/important-old-master-paintings-n08825/lot.58.html. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Karl Friedrich Schinkel – Nationalgalerie (Berlin). Gothic Cathedral at the Waterfront (1813)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 80 x 106.5 cm. Nr.: ? Source: http://www.kevinalfredstrom.com/art/d/1364-1/schinkel_karl_gotischer_dom_am_wasser1813.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.