Tag: water

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)

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…

Le débuché (1863)

Balleroy, Albert de (1828-1872) Le débuché (The Debut / Wild boar hunting) 1863 Etching on paper, 24 x 32 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

St Luke Drawing the Virgin (15th century)

Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) St Luke Drawing the Virgin 15th century Oil on canvas, 102.5 x 108.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg The subject is taken from a 6th-century legend of Greek origin, according to which St Luke was the…

Landscape (s.d.)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) Landscape s.d. Oil on panel, 63.3 x 90.7 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Attributed to Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851).

Port de Marseille (1907)

Signac, Paul (1863-1935) Port de Marseille (Harbour at Marseilles) 1907 Oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg The pointillist technique used in this painting consists of small dotted applications of paint, and is sometimes also described as…