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Francesco Guardi - The Giudecca with the Zitelle [1780s] by...

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Francesco Guardi - The Giudecca with the Zitelle [1780s] by Gandalf’s Gallery Via Flickr: Francesco Guardi was, after Canaletto, the main painter of views of Venice in the 18th century. His early figurative paintings were carried out in association with his brother, Gian Antonio, but in about 1760 Guardi turned to view painting. Show More Summary

Sir Joshua Reynolds “Mrs. Susanna Hoare and Child”...

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Sir Joshua Reynolds “Mrs. Susanna Hoare and Child” 1763-4 by Beth Timken Via Flickr: Sir Joshua Reynolds [English Grand Manner style Painter, 1723-1792] Oil on canvas, Wallace Collection, London

Can YOU see the difference? no.2 “Saying Grace” (La...

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Can YOU see the difference? no.2 “Saying Grace” (La Benedicite) 1744 by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin by Beth Timken Via Flickr: This painting is in Russia, the previous one in France -- can you detect the difference? (hint below) Jean-Baptiste-Siméon...Show More Summary

lionofchaeronea: Christ Resurrected, Peter Paul Rubens, ca....

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lionofchaeronea: Christ Resurrected, Peter Paul Rubens, ca. 1616

shadesandshadows:  The Life of Buckingham followed by The Death...

4 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

shadesandshadows:  The Life of Buckingham followed by The Death of Buckingham, oil on canvas, exhibited as a pair in 1855, by Augustus Leopold Egg, British, 1816-1863. Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.    EggShow More Summary

shadesandshadows:   Josephine and the Fortune-Teller, 1837, oil...

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shadesandshadows:   Josephine and the Fortune-Teller, 1837, oil on canvas by Sir David Wilkie, Scottish, 1785-1841. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.   The fortune teller is predicting the elevation of Josephine to empress of France and the scene is taken from Josephine’s Memoirs of Napoleon published in 1829. Show More Summary

shadesandshadows:  Young French Marquise in Exile in Lausanne,...

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shadesandshadows:  Young French Marquise in Exile in Lausanne, 1789, gouache on wove paper by Jean-Baptiste Mallet, French, 1759-1835. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA.   Only a few remnants of her wealthy former life can be found for this lady in exile with her children. Show More Summary

33331232324224113: laclefdescoeurs: A Still Life With Wild...

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33331232324224113: laclefdescoeurs: A Still Life With Wild Strawberries And a Carnation In a Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619), Blue And White Kraak-type Barbed-rim Bowl, With Cherries And Redcurrants On a Wooden Ledge, Jacob van Hulsdonck his is the most specific title I’ve ever seen

lilithsplace: ‘Marine on the Italian Coast’, 1963 - Ludwik...

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lilithsplace: ‘Marine on the Italian Coast’, 1963 - Ludwik Klimek (1912-1992)

amare-habeo: Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983)Still Life - The...

4 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

amare-habeo: Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) Still Life - The Glove and the newspaper (Nature morte – Le Gant et le journal), 1921 

blackcoffeecinnamon: Hiroshige (1797-1858)   ?? Bird on Double...

5 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

blackcoffeecinnamon: Hiroshige (1797-1858)   ?? Bird on Double Cherry Branch,  1847-52

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