Friday, November 30, 2012

Edward William Cooke, ctd

 A North Sea Breeze on the Dutch Coast (1855)

 Dutch Yachting on the Zuider Zee (1848)

 San Giorgio Maggiore (1867)

 Sunset on the Lagoon of Venice

 Sunset Sky, Salute and San Giorgio Maggiore (1859)

 The Armenian Convent, Venice (1855)

 The Church of the Gesuati and Riva Delle Zattere, 
with San Giorgio Maggiore Looking East

 The Pier and Bay of St. Ives, Cornwall (1853)


 Trabaccoli Carrying Wood (1859)

 Venezia (1851)

Vesuvius, Catalan and Paranzella (1847)

Thursday, November 29, 2012

George Dunlop Leslie, ctd

 In a Convent Garden

 Kept in School (1876)

 Mollie, 'In silence I stood your unkindness to hear...' (1882)

 Pot-Pourri (ca. 1874)

 Sun and Moon Flowers (1889 or 1890)

 Tea (exhibited 1894)

The Daughters of Eve (1883)

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Augustus Edwin Mulready

Augustus Edwin Mulready (1844-1904) was an English genre painter specializing in street scenes of London's underbelly - street urchins were a favorite subject. One imagines that polite society was rather uncomfortable with these depictions.

 A London Jo - the end of the day (1884)

 A Street Flower Seller (1882)

 A Walk with Grandpa

 Fatigued Minstrels (1883)

 Flower Girls - A Summer's Night (1885)

 The Little Spies (1886)

 Uncared For (1871)

I have no title for this one. If I were naming it, perhaps I'd call it Yearning.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Briton Rivière

Briton Rivière (1840-1920) was an English genre painter who mostly painted scenes with animals.

 An Anxious Moment (1878)

 Aphrodite (1902)

 Apollo Playing the Lute (1874)

 Beyond Man's Footsteps (1894)

 Companions in Misfortune (1883)

 Fidelity (1869)

 Giants at Play (1882)

 Lost or Strayed (1905)

 Naughty Boy or Compulsory Education (1909)

Old Playfellows (1883)

Monday, November 26, 2012

David Roberts

David Roberts (1796-1864) was a Scottish painter who specialized in scenes of Ancient Egyptian ruins.

 Approach of the Simoon at Giza

 Colossal Figures in front of the Great Temple of Aboo-Simbel (1838)

 Column Hall of the Temple at Karnak

 Interior of the Mosque of the Sultan El Ghoree

 Obelisk at Luxor (1838)

 Pyramids of Giza

 Rome, View on the Tiber Looking Towards Mounts Palatine and Aventine

 Sultan Hassan Mosque

Departure of the Israelites (1830)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Robert Alexander Hillingford

Robert Alexander Hillingford (1825-1904) was an English painter specializing in historical scenes.

 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

 Charles I on the Walls of Chester

 Forgive Me, Please

 George II at the Battle of Dettingen

 Leaving Port

 Napoleon on Horseback

 Othello Recounting His Adventures to Desdemona (1869)

 The Disaster at the Ball Given by the Austrian Embassy in Paris, 1810 (1897)

Wellington at Waterloo