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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…

Houses on the River (1914)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Houses on the River (The Old Town) 1914 Oil on canvas, 100 x 120.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Houses on the River belongs to an extensive group of urban landscapes that Egon Schiele painted during the course of…

Port en Bessin, La Plage (1884)

Signac, Paul (1863-1935) Port-en-Bessin, La Plage (Port-en-Bessin, The Beach) 1884 Oil on canvas, 46 x 64.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©VEGAP, Madrid Carmen Thyssen Collection This study remained in the artist’s studio for a long time, and was sold fairly late,…

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…

The Old Palace in Brussels (1670)

Van der Heyden, Jan (1637-1712) The Old Palace in Brussels (Coudenberg Palace) 1670 Oil on wood, 50 x 62.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Former palace of the Dukes of Brabant in the Middle Ages (and of the Dukes of Burgundy,…