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 May, 2017

Hubert Robert – private collection. Temple of Philosophy at Ermenonville (c. 1798)

Hubert Robert – private collection. Title: Temple of Philosophy at Ermenonville. Date: c. 1798. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 93 x 115.8 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in New York, on January 31, 2013. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/N08/N08952/582N08952_4CTFD.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo. “The gardens at Ermenoville in the Oise were begun in 1766 by the gardener Thomas Blaikie and architect Jean-Marie Morel; Robert was commissioned to design many of the outbuildings and follies (fabriques) one of which was the Temple de la Philosophie. The Temple still survives…” (http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/old-master-paintings-n08952/lot.89.html).

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Eugène Galien-Laloue – private collection. Le Quai de Gesvres (c. 1900-1920)


Caspar van Wittel – Fondazione CR Firenze. View of Florence’s Oltrarno from the Cascine (c. 1700)

Caspar van Wittel – Fondazione CR Firenze. Title: View of Florence’s Oltrarno from the Cascine. Date: c. 1700. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 50 x 99 cm. Source: https://www.fondazionecrfirenze.it/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/veduta_oltrarno.jpg. I have changed the light, contrast and colors of the original photo.


Jacob van Ruisdael – private collection. Winter Landscape with Windmill and a House in Scaffolding (c. 1665-1680)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 39.4 x 43.8 cm. Inscriptions: JvRuisdael (lower right). Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jacob_van_Ruisdael_-_Winterlandschap_met_molen_en_huis_in_aanbouw.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.


Willem Koekkoek and Hermanus Koekkoek (Sr.) – private collection. Figures Conversing in the Streets of a Dutch Town, a Hay-Cart Passing By (c. 1860-1880)

Willem Koekkoek and Hermanus Koekkoek (Sr.) – private collection. Title: Figures Conversing in the Streets of a Dutch Town, a Hay-Cart Passing By. Date: c. 1860-1880. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 84 x 124 cm. Inscriptions: W Koekkoek, figures by H. Koekkoek (lower right). Sold by Sotheby’s in Amsterdam, on December 13, 2013. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Willem_Koekkoek_%26_Hermanus_Koekkoek_-_Figures_conversing_in_the_streets_of_a_Dutch_town.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.


John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection. Hull Docks at Night (c. 1880s)

John Atkinson Grimshaw – private collection. Title: Hull Docks at Night. Date: c. 1880s. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 61 x 92 cm. Inscriptions: Atkinson Grimshaw (lower right). Sold by Sotheby’s in London, on May 17, 2011. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/L11/L11132/015L11132_5ZFXK_reshoot.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.


Canaletto and workshop – Musée du Louvre RF 1961-33. L’Entrée du Grand Canal et l’Église de la Salute (c. 1735-1740)

Canaletto and workshop – Musée du Louvre RF 1961-33. Title: L’Entrée du Grand Canal et l’Église de la Salute. Date: c. 1735-1740. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 119 x 153 cm. Nr.: RF 1961-33. Source: https://gallerix.ru/fullpic/8aa456c7050ffda75a9d65bbeee4b6bc.


Koho Shoda – private collection. Moonlit Sea (c. 1910-1920)

Koho Shoda – private collection. Title: Moonlit Sea. Date: c. 1910-1920. Materials: woodblock print. Dimensions: 18.4 x 25.1 cm. Publisher: Nishinomiya. Source: http://www.ukiyoe-gallery.com/detail-g264.htm.


Adolf Kosárek – The National Gallery in Prague. Zimní noc/Winter Night (1857)

Adolf Kosárek – The National Gallery in Prague. Title: Zimní noc/Winter Night. Date: 1857. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 126.5 x 146.5 cm. Source: https://forum.motgift.nu/uploads/default/original/2X/a/a5f7a384275f8bd0401fca0a445cc2ede60cb0fe.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.


William Trost Richards – private collection. Cows in a Pasture (1873)

William Trost Richards – private collection. Title: Cows in a Pasture. Date: 1873. Materials: oil on canvas tacked over panel. Dimensions: 59.1 x 94 cm. Sold by Christie’s in New York, on March 3, 2011. Source: http://www.christies.com/lotfinderimages/D54091/william_trost_richards_cows_in_a_pasture_d5409145g.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.