Iliad in Greek vases

Several painted Greek vases show scenes of Homer’s Iliad.

Diversos vasos gregos pintados mostram cenas da Ilíada de Homero.

‘Chryses, Agamemnon’     Paris-Musée du Louvre (K 1)

‘Hector, Astyanax’     Jatta (Italy)-Museo Archeologico

Helene, Paris’     Paris-Musée du Louvre (K 6)

‘Achilles, weapons’     Paris-Musée du Louvre (E 869)

‘Dolon’     Paris-Musée du Louvre (CA 1802)


Lucas Cranach I

The Germanic Lutheran Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553) showed his view on humankind.

O luterano germânico Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553) mostrou a sua visão sobre os humanos.

Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553)-‘hunting near Hartenfels castle’

Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553)-‘the Golden Age’

Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553)-‘the Paradise’

Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553)-‘the Silver Age’

Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553)-‘the Last Judgement’


’Greek gods

Several painters have represented goddesses and gods of the Greek pantheon.

Diversos pintores representaram deusas e deuses do panteão grego.

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1663)-‘the triumph of Bacchus’

Tiziano Vecellio (ca 1488-1576)-‘Diana and Actaeon’

Adriaen vanNeulandt (1587-1658)-‘Diana and her Nimphs’

Émile Lévy (1826-1890)-‘death of Orpheus’

Jean François de Troy (1695-1730)-‘Pan and Syrix’


Freya, Norse goddess

Odin’s wife, the goddess Freia, wore hawk feathers. It is believed that her name was the origin of the word Friday (in English) and Freitag (in German).

A deusa Freia, mulher de Odin, vestia-se de penas de falcão. Terá originado os nomes da sexta-feira em inglês (Friday) e alemão (Freitag).

Nils Johan Olsson Blommér-(1816-1853)-‘Frya seeking her husband’

Nils Johan Olsson Blommér-(1816-1853)-‘Freya and Heindall’

Howard David Juhnson (1954- )-‘Frigg takes oath’

James Doyle Penrose (1862-1932)-‘Freya and necklace’

Emil Doepler (1855-1922)-‘Wodan and Freya’


Frescoes at Tarquinia, Italy

Frescoes depicting scenes of Etruscan life were found in the necropolises of Tarquinia.

Nas necrópoles de Tarquinia encontraram frescos com cenas da vida etrusca.
‘tomb of the Leopards’
‘lioness tomb’
‘olive trees in tomb of the Leopards’
‘tomb of hunting and fishing’


Europe by Ignacy Gierymski

The Polish Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901) painted European themes.

O polaco Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901) pintou temas europeus.

Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901)-‘the Saxon guard in Warshaw’

Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901)-‘feast of trumpets’

Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901)-‘Louvre at night’-1892

Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901)-‘gate in the old Town’

Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (1850-1901)-‘street at night’


Cities by Dusan Djukaric

Dusan Djukaric (1971-) painted aspects of some European cities.

Dusan Djukaric (1971- ) pintou aspetos de algumas cidades europeias

Dusan Djukaric (1971- )-‘Dubrovnik’

Dusan Djukaric (1971- )-‘beautiful Venice’

Dusan Djukaric (1971- )-‘old Sava bridge’

Dusan Djukaric (1971- )-‘rainy day in square’

Dusan Djukaric (1971- )-‘Prague’


Agricultural tasks by Adam Ciemniewski

The Polish Adam Kazimierz Feliks Ciemniewski (1866-1915) represented agricultural works

O polaco Adam Kazimierz Feliks Ciemniewski (1866-1915) representou trabalhos agrícolas.

Adam Kazimierz Feliks Ciemniewski (1866-1915)-‘haymaking’

Adam Kazimierz Feliks Ciemniewski (1866-1915)-‘tillage’

Adam Kazimierz Feliks Ciemniewski (1866-1915)-‘harvest’

Adam Kazimierz Feliks Ciemniewski (1866-1915)-‘hay’

Adam Kazimierz Feliks Ciemniewski (1866-1915)-‘back from the pasture’


Russian people

Several painters showed aspects of their people.

Vários pintores mostraram aspetos do seu povo.

Ivam Egorovich Eggink (1787-1867)-‘Grand Duke Vladimir selects Faith’

Fyodor Andreevich Bronnikov (1827-1902)-‘the Baptism of Prince Vladimir’

Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm Franz von Kotzebue (1815-1882)-‘Battle of Novi’

Comstantine Aleksandrovich Trutovsky (1826-1893)-‘collecting Money for the Church’

Franz Alekseyevich Roubad (1856-1928)-‘Cossacks in the mountain river’


Winter days by Anders Andersen

The Danish artist Anders Andersen-Lundby (1841-1928) represented wintry days.

O dinamarquês Anders Andersen-Lundby (1841-1928) representou dias invernosos.

Anders Andersen-Lundby (1841-1928)-‘as evening falls’

Anders Andersen-Lundby (1841-1928)-‘Winter day at the lake’

Anders Andersen-Lundby (1841-1928)-‘fishing boats in Winter sunlight’
Anders Andersen-Lundby (1841-1928)-‘Winter evening’

Anders Andersen-Lundby (1841-1928)-‘wintry day at the City gate’