1.8.14

The Swedish by Edvard Westman

The Swedish artist Edvard Westman (1865-1917) depicted themes about his country related to places, people and the seasons.

O sueco Edvard Westman (1865-1917) tratou assuntos do seu país relativos a locais, pessoas e estações do ano.

Edvard Westman (1865-1917) - ‘Hufudskar’

Edvard Westman (1865-1917) ‘coast view’-oil on canvas

Edvard Westman (1865-1917)-‘girl on the beach’-oil on canvas-1917

Edvard Westman (1865-1917) - ‘autumn in Skagen plantation’

Edvard Westman (1865-1917) - ‘Finla fisherman atervander’

31.7.14

Alexander and Greek myths by Gaspare Diziani

The Italian artist Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767) painted motifs with historical, biblical and mythological characters.

O italiano Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767) pintou temas com personagens históricas, bíblicas e mitológicas.

Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767)-‘the family of Darius before Alexander the Great’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767)-‘Alexander and Diogenes’

Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767)-‘Diana reclining in a landscape’-oil on canvas

Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767)-‘Antiochus and Stratonice’    Bowes (UK)-Museum

Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767)-‘the entrance of Alexander the Great in Babylon’

30.7.14

Social strata by William Powell Frith

The British William Powell Frith (1819-1909) wrote in “My autobiography and reminiscences (1887)” the reasons why he dedicated himself to all kinds of painting.

O britânico William Powell Frith (1819-1909) indica em “My autobiography and reminiscences (1887)” as razões porque se dedicou a todo o tipo de pinturas.

William Powell Frith (1819-1909)-‘a scene from Molier’s L’Avare’-oil on canvas-1876    Private collection

William Powell Frith (1819-1909)-‘a private view at the Royal Academy, 1881’-oil on canvas-1882    Private collection

William Powell Frith (1819-1909)-‘the marriage of the Prince of Wales 10 March 1863’-ca 1885    London-Royal collection

William Powell Frith (1819-1909)-‘the crossing sweeper’-oil on canvas-1858  

William Powell Frith (1819-1909)-‘the witch’s trial’-oil on canvas-1848    Private collection

29.7.14

Americans by Charles Deas

The Americans in Charles Deas (1818-1867) paintings are natives, settlers, troops, people who travel to search for other places.

Os americanos de Charles Deas (1818-1867) são nativos, colonos, tropas, pessoas que se deslocam à procura de outros locais.

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Winnebagos playing checkers’-oil on canvas-1842    Private collection

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Indian group’-oil on canvas-1845    Fort Worth (Tx)-Amon Carter Museum of American Art  

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Sioux playing ball’-oil on canvas-1843    Tulsa-Gilcrease Museum  

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘Dragoons crossing the river’-oil on canvas-1844    Private collection

Charles Deas (1818-1867)-‘the voyagers’-oil on canvas-1845    Denver-American Museum of Western Art      

28.7.14

Isolation by Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky

The Russian artist Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902) painted mostly winter and sea landscapes where there is no human presence.

O russo Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902) pintou principalmente paisagens de inverno e de mar onde não há presença humana.

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘seascape’-1871

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘winter evening’-1866

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘winter, icebreaking’-1878

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘seascape’-1899

Arseny Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902)-‘sunny day’-1884

27.7.14

Boats by Thomas Pollock Anshutz

The displacement of people and goods by water was the theme chosen by the American artist Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912) in his paintings.

A problemática da deslocação na água por pessoas e bens foi tema escolhido pelo norte-americano Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912) nas suas pinturas.

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘steam boat on the Ohio’-oil on canvas-1900    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘steam boat on the Ohio’-oil on canvas-1881    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘Lamber boat’-oil on canvas-1897    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘on the Delaware at Tacony’-oil on canvas-1897    Private collection

Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912)-‘down the Delaware bay’-oil on canvas-1897    Montgomery (Alabama)-Museum of Fine Arts  

26.7.14

Grazing by Richard Ansdell

Grazing was the motif that Richard Ansdell (1815-1885) chose most often, both in Scotland and Spain.

O pastoreio foi tema largamente escolhido por Richard Ansdell (1815-1885), quer na Escócia quer em Espanha.

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘goatherds, Gibraltar looking across the Strait into Africa’-oil on canvas-1871    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘crossing the burn’-oil on canvas-1883    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘sheep gathering in Glen Speau’-oil on canvas-1872    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘Highland Spate- sheep being rescued from the rocks’-oil on canvas-1864    Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘collecting sheep for clipping in the Highlands’-oil on canvas-1881    Private collection

25.7.14

Johann Hamza’s vision of Austrian society

The Austrian painter Johann Hamza (1850-1927) depicted aspects of the existent social ranks of his time.

O pintor austríaco Johann Hamza (1850-1927) mostrou aspetos dos vários escalões sociais do seu tempo.

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘Musical entertainment on the pasture’-oil on panel-ca 1927    Private collection

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘the feather makers’-oil on canvas-1902    Private collection

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘the actor’-oil on panel    Private collection

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘watering plants’

Johann Hamza (1850-1927)-‘bibliofiel’

24.7.14

Orthodox Churches by Ferdinand-Victor Perrot

The French Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841) lived and died in St. Petersburg where he painted its churches.

O francês Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841) habitou e faleceu em São Petersburgo onde pintou as suas igrejas.

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘Church of Our Lady of Vladimir’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘St Andrew on Bolshoi Prospect of Vasilyevsky Island’-1841    Moscow-Pushkin Museum

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘Cathedral of St Nicholas’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘view of the Smolny Convent’

Ferdinand-Victor Perrot (1808-1841)-‘view of Sennaya square’

23.7.14

Flower vendor in Paris by Victor Gabriel Gilbert

Painters such as Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935) expressed interest in documenting the selling of flowers on the streets of major European cities.

Pintores como Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935) manifestaram interesse em documentar a venda de flores nas ruas das grandes cidades europeias.

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the flower market, Paris’

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the Lower market, Paris’-1881

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘flower and fruit seller in a Paris square’

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)’Place du Palais Royal, raining day’-1900

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1935)-‘the young flowers seller’