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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…

The Campo Santo, Venice (1842)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) The Campo Santo, Venice 1842 Oil on canvas, 62.2 x 92.7 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Venice is radiant, if somewhat shabby, in Joseph Mallord William Turner’s view north across the Venetian Lagoon. The city…

Le Bassin de Londres (1871)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Le Bassin de Londres (The Pool of London) 1871 Oil on canvas, 48.5 x 74.5 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Monet came to London in 1871 as a refugee from the Franco-Prussian war. This view of the Thames…

La vocazione degli apostoli Pietro e Andrea (1308-1311)

Duccio di Buoninsegna (c.1255-c.1319) La vocazione degli apostoli Pietro e Andrea (The Calling of the Apostles Peter and Andrew) 1308–1311 Tempera on panel, 42.7 × 45.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington This painting was part of the predella (the bottom tier)…

Skiffs (1877)

Caillebotte, Gustave (1848-1894) Skiffs 1877 Oil on canvas, 88.9 x 116.2 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington