Painting the countryside

Several painters showed their interest in representing the countryside and its inhabitants as working themes.

Diversos pintores estiveram motivados para assuntos relativos ao campo e aos seus habitantes.

Jan Brueghel the elder (1568-1625)-‘busy village street with resting travellers’-1614     Private collection

Édouard Bernard Debat-Ponsan (1847)-‘rest in the fields’-oil on canvas    Private collection

Adriaen Janszoon van Ostade (1610-1685)-‘merrymakers in a inn’-oil on panel-1871     Chicago-Art Institute

Charles-Émile Jacque (1813-1894)-‘the herd’      Private collection

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885)-‘lost in the storm’-oil on canvas     Private collection

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