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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Poussin When he left the Akademie in 1928 he had already exhibited at the Galerie Nierendorf in Berlin and had the support of critics like Paul Westheim He painted still lifes portraits and landscapes In 1929 he joined the Association of Berlin Artists thus making new contacts and increasing his chances of holding exhibitions The following year the Nationalgalerie bought one of his beach scenes In 1931 Nay was granted a nine month scholarship for Villa Massimo in Rome where he developed his own style initially marked by abstract surrealist compositions and paintings of ornamental mythical animals His trips to the Baltic Sea and his sojourns in Norway where he met Munch and his visits to the Lofoten island defined the subjects of his artistic world In 1937 he was affected by the exhibition ban imposed by the national socialists Two of his landscapes were shown in the exhibition Entartete Kunst Degenerate Art He was enlisted in 1940 and spent most of his time as a cartographer in France where the amateur sculptor Pierre Térouanne put his studio at Nay s disposal so that he could carry on working Ernst Jünger visited him and bought his painting Elk s Head After 1945 Nay worked on various sets of works ranging from the mythic abstract Paintings of Hecate to the abstract Scheibenbilder to the ornamental reductionism of his later work Nay took advantage of the international vogue for abstract painting as the world s aesthetic language In 1950 his first retrospective exhibition was held in Hanover The acknowledgement of this artist in and outside Germany is confirmed by his participation in three editions of the Documenta of Kassel In 1948 Nay took part in the Venice Biennale and in 1956 he represented there the German Federal Republic After the controversy triggered

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    born around 1578 probably in Antwerp where his parents lived and where his siblings were born Little is known of his training and it has been suggested that he trained with Hendrick van Steenwijk the Elder or his son due to stylistic similarities particularly with Steenwijk the Younger In 1609 he is first registered as an independent master with the Antwerp painters guild but his first known work Interior of a Gothic Church Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Dresden is dated 1605 In 1612 Neeffs married Maria Lauterbeens with whom he had five children of whom two Ludovico and Peeter the Younger became painters and worked in their father s studio Stylistically and iconographically Peeter Neeffs II s work is so close to that of his father that it is difficult to tell them apart resulting in considerable confusion with regard to their attribution Peeter Neeffs I specialised in interiors of churches in particular Antwerp cathedral the building that he most often depicted Many of his works are artificially lit nocturnal scenes that are clearly inspired by those of Hendrick van Steenwijk Such works allowed Neeffs to focus on a study of different effects of artificial light in an enclosed space The artist was noted for his ability to convey subtle transitions of light and shade achieved through the use of delicate tonalities and soft gradations of colour Neeffs works are animated with figures painted by other artists including Frans Francken II Frans Francken III Jan Brueghel I Sebastian Vrancx Adriaen van Stalbemt David Teniers II and Gonzales Coques The date of his death is unknown but is thought to have been between 1656 when he is last documented and 1661 when Cornelis de Bie in his Gulden cabinet refers to him as already deceased Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Landscape with Skaters on a Frozen Waterway Year ca 1650 1655 Biography Listen Aert van der Neer was a landscape painter born in 1603 or 1604 probably in Amsterdam He is generally known as Aert van der Neer but signed his works as Aernout He spent his early years in Arkel near Gorinchem employed as a valet for a wealthy family In Arkel he made contact with the artist brothers Jochem and Rafael Govertsz Camphuysen and the latter may have given him lessons Van der Neer married Lysbeth Govertsz and moved to Amsterdam around 1632 The first dated work by the artist is a genre scene of 1632 Naródní Gallery Prague while his first landscape dates from 1633 painted in collaboration with Jochem Camphuysen Aert van der Neer s early landscapes are clearly influenced by the work of the two Camphuysen brothers particularly Rafael From the early 1640s Van der Neer introduced into his work elements typical of the tonal landscape style developed by Jan van Goyen Salomon van Ruysdael and Pieter de Molijn In the mid 1640s he developed his own style and specialised in winter scenes snowstorms and nocturnal compositions particularly rivers illuminated by moonlight and sunsets His landscapes tend to use a slightly elevated viewpoint and include a river or path that leads into the background as it narrows His studies of light are his most important contribution to Dutch landscape painting Aert van der Neer s best works were painted from the mid 1640s until around 1660 Between 1659 and 1662 he is documented as an innkeeper on the Klaverstraat in Amsterdam where he died in 1677 Two of his sons became painters The elder Eglon Hendrick van der Neer was noted as a genre painter while the younger Johannes van der Neer focused on landscape

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    or 1349 Date Works Author Ugolino di Nerio Title The Crucifixion with the Virgin Saint John and Angels Year ca 1330 35 Biography Listen Member of a family of artists Ugolino di Nerio s father and his brothers Guido and Muccio were also painters Ugolino probably trained with Duccio and subsequently ran an important workshop He is documented in Siena between 1317 and 1327 and according to Vasari died between 1339 and 1349 His only signed work is the polyptych of the Virgin and Child with Saints painted for the church of Santa Croce in Florence but dismantled in the 16th century to make room for a dome base designed by Vasari Panels from this work are now divided between various museums and collections Saint Simon and Saint Thaddeus are in the National Gallery London Saint Matthew and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary are in the Gemäldegalerie Berlin and The Last Supper is in The Metropolitan Museum New York Ugolino s approach to design and composition clearly reveals the influence of Duccio but he deployed a markedly different technique using azurite for the blues rather than ultramarine a rich and complex palette and little use of preliminary underdrawing Among the paintings that have been attributed to the artist is the altarpiece for the high altar of Santa Maria Novella in Florence two polyptychs of The Virgin and Child with Saints Clark Institute Willamstown Mass and Cleveland Museum of Art and Saint Anne and The Virgin National Gallery of Canada Ottawa The latter is an example of his mature style and includes iconographic elements that indicate an evolution in his work particularly with regard to the expression of sentiment Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Year 1676 Biography Listen Netscher was a painter of German origin son of the sculptor Johann Netscher and grandson of the mayor of Heidelberg At an early age he was sent to Amsterdam to begin his training with Hendrik Coster a little known painter of still lifes and portraits Around 1664 Netscher moved to Deventer to complete his apprenticeship in the studio of Gerard ter Borch Having completed his studies he set out for Italy around 1658 but progressed no further than Bordeaux where he married Margaretha Godijn and lived for some years The family returned to Holland in 1662 and settled in The Hague where Netscher become a member of the painters society known as Pictura During this early phase he painted small genre compositions with a preference for dark colours and themes of everyday life clearly influenced by Ter Borch Netscher gradually acquired his own style and in the mid 1660s began to paint more elaborate scenes with sumptuous interiors and richly dressed figures His works reveal a particular interest in the depiction of silks and brocades probably influenced by the Leiden painters From 1667 onwards Netscher increasingly focused on portraiture His models conformed to the elegant aristocratic appearance of the work of Van Dyck s followers in The Hague During this period he also produced history paintings but retained the use of the small format in both genres Netscher was a highly celebrated portraitist and received numerous important commissions His sitters included Amalia von Solms widow of Prince Frederick Henry Netscher died in The Hague in 1684 His sons Theodorus Constantijn and Antonie continued his activities as portraitists Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Paperback Add to Basket Go to

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Visiting the Museum Hours Fees Location Services Ac Activities Follow and reserve the activities Studies of the Collection Open Windows Restoration Educathyssen Educational Programmes Apps Community Mobile apps social media Online Shop Book Publications Gifts Support the Museum Sponsors Friends Volunteers The Museum in Private Corporate Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home Attributed To Caspar N Biography and Works Author Attributed To Caspar Netscher Born Dead Heidelberg 1639 The Hague 1684 Date Works Author Attributed To Caspar Netscher Title Portrait of a Man Year ca 1676 Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Paperback Add to Basket Go to the shop Recommended artists Nicolaes Maes Dordrecht 1634 Amsterdam 1693 Govert Flinck Cleve 1615 Amsterdam 1660 Ferdinand Bol Dordrecht 1616 Amsterdam 1680 Thomas Hendricksz de Keyser Amsterdam 1596 97 1667 Harmensz van Rijn Rembrandt Leiden 1606 Amsterdam 1669 Recommended works Portrait of a Man aged Forty two Gerard terBorch Portrait of Two Women and a Boy Thomas Hendricksz deKeyser Portrait of a Man with Documents Bartholomeus van derHelst Portrait of a Man Reading a Document Gerard terBorch Portrait

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Schleswig Born into a peasant family he was apprenticed to a furniture maker attended night classes at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Karlsruhe and worked in various parts of Germany In 1892 he moved to Sankt Gallen in Switzerland to teach drawing at the Kunstgewerbeschule In 1898 he took up residence in Munich where he aimed to devote himself fully to his career as a painter He studied at different private academies and during 1899 he lived in Paris where he attended the Académie Julian and was fascinated by the work of Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin On returning Nolde lived in Copenhagen and met Ada Vilstrup whom he married in 1902 and went to live with on the island of Alsen in 1905 In 1907 he accepted the invitation to join the Expressionist group Die Brücke The Bridge However owing to the differences in age and temperament between him and his younger colleagues he went his own separate way and concentrated on biblical themesWhen the Berlin Secession rejected some of his pictures in 1911 Nolde became involved in establishing the Neue Sezession Possibly emulating Paul Gauguin in 1913 he embarked on an expedition to the Pacific organised by the German Colonial Office and had the chance to visit Russia and many Asian countries The voyage put him in touch with many distant cultures to which he was attracted like most of the Expressionists Having consolidated his reputation in 1927 Nolde had a house built in Seebüll very close to his birthplace and the border with Denmark which became the seat of the Ada and Emil Nolde Foundation after his death Although Nolde was not immediately affected by the arrival in power of the National Socialists in 1933 and his Nietzschean ideology was in some respects close to that of the

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    with the name of Monsù Desiderio a name traditionally used to cover the work of two different artists Francóis de Nomé and Didier Barra Both artists who have recently been distinguished from each other and identified were natives of Metz and were active in Naples during the first half of the 17th century where on occasions they worked together François de Nomé moved to Rome at the age of around eleven He trained there with the Master Baldassare who was probably the Flemish landscape painter Balthazar Lauwers also known as Lauri In addition to the influence of that artist s work and of Paul Bril François de Nomé s paintings look to the elaborate architectural compositions of Hans Vredeman de Vries and to theatrical scenes by Jacques Callot and Giulio Parigi From 1610 onwards De Nomé is documented in Naples where he remained for the rest of his life By the end of the second decade of the century his works had acquired a certain reputation and in 1618 he received his first important commission for a cycle of twelve paintings on episodes from the life of the Pharaoh location unknown François de Nomé s work is characterised by his use of a small format and the application of heavy impasto The chronology of his oeuvre is difficult to establish as only a few of his paintings are dated and the figures in these dates are difficult to read The works attributed to him show a preference for two themes firstly perspectival views of streets and churches and secondly highly ornate ruins and fantastical buildings that act as the backdrop for biblical narratives painted on a small scale The figures in his compositions were often painted by other artists including Belisario Corenzio and Jacob van Swanenburgh Search Advanced search Featured

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