Tag: cottage

Cottage Children (1787)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) Cottage Children (The Wood Gatherers) 1787 Oil on canvas, 147.6 x 120.3 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Well-to-do art collectors of the eighteenth century enjoyed “fancy pictures” such as this, which provided an idealized and sentimental…

Les Vessenots in Auvers (1890)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Les Vessenots in Auvers 1890 Oil on canvas, 55 x 65 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This landscape of ‘Les Vessenots,’ on the outskirts of Auvers, shows a group of old country cottages placed just below a raised…

Chaumière à Trouville (1882)

Caillebotte, Gustave (1848-1894) Chaumière à Trouville (Cottage at Trouville) 1882 Oil on canvas, 54 x 65 cm Private collection See also: • Trouville-sur-Mer (France)