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Landscape in Dutch Brazil (1652)

Post, Frans (1612-1680) Landscape in Dutch Brazil 1652 Oil on canvas, 282.5 x 210.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam From 1630 the Dutch West India Company (WIC) conquers parts of Brazil and ousts the Portuguese based there. Foiling the enemy is a main…

The Terrace, Berne (1875)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Terrace, Berne 1875 Watercolor and brush on paper, 35.5 x 44.3 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Inscription: ‘Berne, from terrace of hotel where we first stayed on our wedding journey’ See also: • Bern (Switzerland)

Nature morte aux pommes (1872)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Nature morte aux pommes (Still Life with Apples) 1872 Oil on canvas, 59 x 48 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Signature and date: ‘G. Courbet. 72.’ Inscription: ‘St. Pélagie’ Although the painting is dated 1872, it may have been made…

Maddalena penitente (c.1622-1628)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Maddalena penitente (The Penitent Mary Magdalene) c.1622–1628 Oil on canvas, 163 × 208 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Inscribed at lower right: HORATIVS GENE …FLORENTINVS Fully possessed of her physical beauty, the repentant sinner lies on the ground in…

Artémis (c.1908)

Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Artémis (Artemis) c.1908 Oil on canvas pasted on cardboard, 35.5 x 27 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Sous les arbres (1897-1899)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Sous les arbres (Beneath the Trees) 1897–1899 Oil on cardboard mounted on canvas, 53 x 67 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©VEGAP, Madrid Carmen Thyssen Collection In March 1899 Maurice Denis explained in his diary the difference between the…

The Garden of Eden (c.1610-1612)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Garden of Eden c.1610–1612 Oil on panel, 59.4 x 95.6 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen Brueghel was born into a famous dynasty of artists and, together with Rubens, he was generally regarded as…

Capriccio con fiume e ponte (c.1745)

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721-1780) Capriccio con fiume e ponte (Capriccio with a River and Bridge) c.1745 Oil on canvas, 48.5 x 73 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Bernardo Bellotto, Canaletto’s pupil and nephew, was together with his uncle one of the great painters…

San Sebastiano (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) San Sebastiano (Saint Sebastian) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on canvas, 255 x 140 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Composition surrounded by a trompe-l’oeil porphyry border. Probably arrived in Aigueperse (Auvergne) on the occasion of the marriage…