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.

Art Institute of Chicago

Hubert Robert – The Art Institute of Chicago 1900.385. The Fountains (1787/1788)

Hubert Robert – The Art Institute of Chicago 1900.385. Title: The Fountains.  Date: 1787/1788. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 255.3 x 221.2 cm. Nr.: 1900.385. Source: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLarge/WebImg_000148/265_1576655.jpg. I have changed the light of the original photo.

Hubert Robert – The Art Institute of Chicago 1900.385. Title: The Fountains. Date: 1787/1788. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 255.3 x 221.2 cm. Nr.: 1900.385. Source: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLarge/WebImg_000148/265_1576655.jpg. I have changed the light of the original photo.


Frederic Edwin Church – The Art Institute of Chicago 1919.753. View of Cotopaxi (1857)

Frederic Edwin Church – The Art Institute of Chicago 1919.753. Title: View of Cotopaxi. Date: 1857. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 62.2 x 92.7 cm. Inscriptions:  F. E. Church '57 (lower right). Nr.: 1919.753. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:View_of_Cotopaxi_by_Frederic_Edwin_Church_1857.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.

Frederic Edwin Church – The Art Institute of Chicago 1919.753. Title: View of Cotopaxi. Date: 1857. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 62.2 x 92.7 cm. Inscriptions: F. E. Church ’57 (lower right). Nr.: 1919.753. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:View_of_Cotopaxi_by_Frederic_Edwin_Church_1857.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.


Nicolas Poussin – The Art Institute of Chicago 1930.500. Landscape with Saint John on Patmos (1640)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 100.3 x 136.4 cm. Nr.: 1930.500. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Poussin_-_Paysage_avec_saint_Jean_%C3%A0_Patmos_-_Chicago_Art_Institute.jpg.


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.


Bernardo Bellotto – The Art Institute of Chicago 1961.44. View of Pirna with the Fortress of Sonnenstein (1755-1765)

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Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 49.3 x 79.5 cm. Nr.: 1961.44. Source: www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLar…. P.S. I have changed the light of the original photo.


Francesco Guardi – The Art Institute of Chicago 1991.112. The Garden of Palazzo Contarini dal Zaffo (late 1770s)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 48 x 78 cm. Nr.: 1991.112. Source: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/111610. P.S. I have changed the contrast of the original photo.


Gustave Caillebotte – The Art Institute of Chicago Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection, 1964.336. Jour de pluie à Paris/Paris Street; Rainy Day (1877)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 212.2 x 276.2 cm. Inscriptions: Inscribed at lower left: G. Caillebotte. 1877. Nr.: Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection, 1964.336. Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gustave_Caillebotte_-_Jour_de_…

In his masterpiece, Paris Street; Rainy Day, Gustave Caillebotte brought an unusual monumentality and compositional control to a typical Impressionist subject, the new boulevards that were changing the Paris cityscape. The result is at once real and contrived, casual and choreographed. With its curiously detached figures, the canvas depicts the anonymity that the boulevards seemed to create. By the time it appeared in the third Impressionist exhibition, held in April 1877, the artist was 29 years old, a man of considerable wealth, and not only the youngest but also the most active member of the Impressionist group. He contributed six of his own canvases to the exhibition; played a leading part in its funding, organization, promotion, and installation… (http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/20684).


Jacob van Ruisdael – The Art Institute of Chicago. Potter Palmer Collection, 1947.475. Landscape with the Ruins of the Castle of Egmond (1650/55)

Materials: Oil on canvas. Dimensions: 38 7/8 x 51 3/8 in. (98 x 130 cm). Inscriptions:
Inscribed in lower right: JUR in ligature. Nr. Potter Palmer Collection, 1947.475. Source: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/60755?search_id=1