Tag Archives: Netherlands

1660: Peepshow

Samuel van Hoogstraten: Peepshow with Views of the Interior of a Dutch House (c. 1655-60) (source)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

1628: Still Life with Books and a Violin

Jan Davidszoon de Heem: Still Life with Books and a Violin (1628)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1889: Clogs

Vincent van Gogh: A Pair of Leather Clogs (1889)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2009: Landscape (with Sheep)

Levi van Veluw: Landscape (2008) (source)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1689: The Princess’s Dream

THE DREAM of Princess Mary of Modena, Wife to James II, late King of England Saturday the 24th of December, 1689, after I had heard Midnight Mass, I went to Bed somewhat melancholy; and being asleep about break of Day, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1933: Zeppelin

Carel Willink: The Zeppelin (1933)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1981: The Innocent Eye

Mark Tansey: The Innocent Eye Test (1981) The title of this painting is taken from a book by the artist John Ruskin, The Elements of Drawing (1857), where, in a footnote, Ruskin says that to see as an artist requires … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1938: Meer im Abendlicht

Emil Nolde: Meer im Abendlicht [Sea in the Evening Light] (c. 1938-1945)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1686: Dollhouse

Dollhouse of Petronella Oortman (c. 1686 – c. 1710) (source) Click for detail.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

1541: The Pig on Top of the World

Cornelis Anthonisz: Pig on Top of the World (1541-1545)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment