Tag: bridge

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1596)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1596 Oil on copper, 26.6 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Jan Brueghel belonged to a dynasty of painters whose first outstanding member was Pieter Bruegel, Jan’s…

Étude pour “Une baignade à Asnières” (c.1883-1884)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Étude pour “Une baignade à Asnières” (Study for “Bathers at Asnières”) c.1883–1884 Oil on wood panel, 32 x 41 x 5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Seurat’s approach to painting differed greatly from the Impressionist painters who…

Avignon vue de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (1836)

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille (1796-1875) Avignon vue de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (Avignon from the West) 1836 Oil on canvas, 34 × 73.2 cm National Gallery, London Corot visited the medieval city of Avignon in the south of France several times. This panoramic view of the city…

Le Pont de Sèvres (1877)

Sisley, Alfred (1839-1899) Le Pont de Sèvres (Sèvres Bridge) 1877 Oil on canvas, 38.1 x 46.4 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia One of two paintings by the impressionist artist Alfred Sisley in the Barnes collection, this image depicts the bridge that spans…

Regata sul Canal Grande (1780-1793)

Guardi, Francesco (1712-1793) Regata sul Canal Grande, nei pressi del Ponte di Rialto, Venezia (Regatta on the Grand Canal, near the Rialto Bridge, Venice) 1780–1793 Oil on canvas, 48 x 79 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam View over the Grand Canal near the…

Bonaparte au pont d’Arcole (1796-1797)

Gros, Antoine-Jean (1771-1835) Bonaparte au pont d’Arcole (Bonaparte on the Bridge at Arcole) late 1796-early 1797 Oil on canvas, 134 x 104 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This painting, combining a battle scene with a formal portrait, was based on the artist’s personal…