Interiors by Georg Kersting

The Germanic artist Georg Friedrich Kersting (1785-1847) represented interior scenes.

O germânico Georg Friedrich Kersting (1785-1847) representou temas de interiores.

Georg Friedrich Kersting (1785-1847)-‘at the mirror’-oil on canvas-1827     Kiel-Kunsthalle

Georg Friedrich Kersting (1785-1847)-‘man at the bureau’-oil on canvas-1811     Weimar-Kunstsammungen

Georg Friedrich Kersting (1785-1847)-‘the court preacher D Keinhard in his study’-oil on canvas-1811     Berlin-Alte Nationalgalerie

Georg Friedrich Kersting (1785-1847)-‘woman embroidering’-1812

Georg Friedrich Kersting (1785-1847)-‘Faust in his study’-oil on canvas-1829     Private collection


Humanism by Pedro Weingärtner

Pedro Weingärtner (1853-1929), who was a son of a German emigrant, studied in Europe. On his return to Brazil the modernists depreciated his work.

Pedro Weingärtner (1853-1929), filho de emigrante alemão, estudou na Europa e no regresso ao Brasil os modernistas depreciaram a sua obra.

Pedro Weingärtner (1853-1929)-‘The visit of the grandparents’-oil on canvas

Pedro Weingärtner (1853-1929)-‘Barra do Ribeiro’-oil on canvas

Pedro Weingärtner (1853-1929)-‘harvest’-oil on canvas

Pedro Weingärtner (1853-1929)-‘children playing in Nova Veneza’-oil on cardboard

Pedro Weingärtner (1853-1929)-‘backyard with girl’-oil on canvas


Greece and Florence by Louis Gauffier

French Louis Gauffier (1761-1801) depicted Greek mythology scenes and Arno Valley sites, like Florence and Vallombrosa (Tuscany).

O francês Louis Gauffier (1761-1801) representou cenas da mitologia grega e locais do vale do Arno como Florença e Vallombrosa (Toscânia).

Louis Gauffier (1761-1801)-‘Odysseus recognises Achilles amongst the daughter of Lycomedes’-1791     Stockholm-Nationalmuseum

Louis Gauffier (1761-1801)-‘Pygmalion and Galatea’-oil on canvas-1791     Manchester-Art Gallery

Louis Gauffier (1761-1801)-‘the valley of Arno seen from the Paradisino of Vallombrosa’-oil on canvas-1790     Paris-Musée Marmottan Monet

Louis Gauffier (1761-1801)-‘portrait  of Dr Thomas Penrrose (1769-1851) seated on upper terrace of the Boboli Garden above Florence’-oil on canvas-1798     Minneapolis-Institute of Art

Louis Gauffier (1761-1801)-‘Vallombrosa falls’-1797     San Francisco-Fine Arts Museums


German fields by Bruno Moras

The German artist Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939) represented places from his country that he was familiar with.

O alemão Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939) representou lugares que conheceu no seu país.

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘Spring in the Spreewald’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘in the Spreewald’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘view in the Spreewald’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘lake with personage’-oil on canvas

Bruno Otto Max Moras (1883-1939)-‘winter landscape’-oil on canvas


Fun by Jean Watteau

The French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) chose fun as the central theme for some paintings.

O francês Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) elegeu o divertimento como assuntos de algumas pinturas.

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘the music party’-oil on canvas-ca 1718     London-Wallace collection

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘the country dance’-oil on canvas-ca 1710     Indianapolis-Museum of Art

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘festival of Love’-oil on canvas-ca 1717     Dresden-Gemäldegalerie

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)- ‘Elysian Fields’-oil on wood-ca 1718     London-Wallace collection

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)-‘the Italian comedy’-oil on canvas-ca 1716     Berlin-Gemäldegalerie


The French by Louis Boilly

The French were the motif used in some works of the artist Louis-Leopold Boilly (1761-1845).

Os franceses foram temas de algumas obras de Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845).

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-’the arrival of diligence in the courtyard of Messageries’-oil on canvas-1803     Paris-Musée du Louvre

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘unbelievable parade’-1797     Private collection

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘entrance to the Turk garden’-oil on canvas-1812     Los Angeles-Getty Center

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘the geography lesson’-oil on canvas-1812     Fort Worth-Kimbel Art Museum

Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845)-‘a lodge, a free show’day’-1830


Deák-Ébner in Magyar Nemzeti Galéria

The Hungarian artist Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934) represented themes about his country.

O húngaro Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934) representou temas do seu país.

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘harvesters returning home’-oil on canvas-1881

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘riverside’-oil on canvas mounted on cardboard

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘marriage procession’-oil on canvas-1888

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘path of wild mallows’-oil on canvas-ca 1888

Lajos Deák-Ébner (1850-1934)-‘poultry market’



In the past rural properties had their barns.

No passado as propriedades rurais tinham os seus celeiros.

Johann Ludwig Ernst Morgenstern (1738-1819)-‘a farm’-1794     Frankfurt am Main-Städelsches Kunst Institut und Städtische Galerie

Alexandre Calame (1810-1864)-‘farm with peasant and animals’-oil on canvas-ca 1830     Private collection

Laurids Wilhelm Pacht (1843-1912)-‘an interrupted nap’-oil on canvas-1868

Karl Bennewitz von Löfen (1826-1895)-‘farmstead’-oil on cardboard-1895

Heinrich Bürkel (1802-1869)-‘wintery village in the barn is threshed cereal’-oil on cardboard-ca 1865     Private collection


Italy by Andreas Achenbach

The German artist Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910) represented Italian places.

O germânico Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910) representou locais italianos.

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘Porto Venere at the Ligurian sea’-oil on canvas-1853     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘at the Sicilian coast’-oil on canvas     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘on the coast at Capri’-oil on canvas-1855     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘autumn morning in the Pontine Marshes’-oil on canvas-1846     Private collection

Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910)-‘view from Bay of Naples to Vesuvius’-oil on canvas-1846     Private collection


Monks’ drinking

Monks prepared wine and liqueur and one of them conceived the second fermentation for champagne.

Os monges preparavam vinhos e licores e um deles concebeu a segunda fermentação do champanhe.

Unknown-‘medieval wine party’-miniature

Georg Rössler (1861.1925)-‘Monk drinking’-oil on oak-ca 1925     Private collection

L. A. Brigg (19th century)-’monk drinking wine and carrying toast’

Ernst Nowak (1851-1919)-‘a good sip’-oil on canvas-ca 1919     Private collection

Raffaello Frigerio (1875-1940)-‘monk and a choir boy at the wine cellar’