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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    River Landscape with Figures and a Wagon on a Jetty with Sailing Boats Year ca 1660 1670 Author Salomon Jacobsz van Ruysdael Title A View of the River Vecht with a Ferry Fishermen and Nijenrode Castle in the Distance Year 1663 Biography Listen Ruysdael was a Dutch painter from a family of artists He was the father of Jacob Salomonsz the brother of Isaacksz and the uncle of Jacob Issacksz van Ruisdael His real name was Salomon de Goyer but he and his brother adopted the surname of Ruysdael taken from a castle near the family home The name of Ruysdael s master is not known He lived and worked throughout his career in Haarlem although it is possible that he might have travelled as his subject matter includes views of cities such as Leiden Utrecht Amersfoort Arnhem Alkmaar and Rhenen By 1623 Ruysdael was a member of the painters guild in Haarlem although his first known works date from 1627 including Winter Landscape with Skiers Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna During this phase his style was notably influenced by that of Van de Velde Hendrick Avercamp and Pieter de Molijn His preferred themes were landscape with small figures marine views and depictions of rivers During the 1630s he and Van Goyen formed part of the group of so called tonal painters whose paintings were characterised by a very limited chromatic range of greens greys yellows browns and blues From the mid 1640s however Ruysdael embarked on a new approach and introduced a greater variety of colours in more intense tones He placed particular emphasis on clouds which he depicted in a unique and highly individual manner During his last years Ruysdael moved away from a naturalistic approach to landscape and imbued his scenes with a grandeur and refinement that brings them

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Brussels Salon The following year following the example of Portaels he travelled to Spain and Morocco with Darío Regoyos and Constantin Meunier Van Rysselberghe returned to Morocco in 1883 and again several times after that In 1883 Van Rysselberghe took part in the foundation of the artistic society Les XX dedicated to the promotion of modern art in Brussels The presence of artists such as Whistler Monet and Renoir in the exhibitions of Les XX left an early mark on some of his works like Portrait of Octave Maus 1885 With the passing of time Van Rysselberghe became one of the most active members of Les XX collaborating with Octave Maus in the selection of artists thanks to his contacts with the Parisian artistic milieux In 1886 in the company of Émile Verhaeren Van Rysselberghe contemplated Seurat s painting Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte exhibited at the eighth Impressionist exhibition A year later Seurat was invited to take part in the Salon de Les XX Van Rysselberghe himself without abandoning his vocation as a portraitist adopted the divisionist technique in 1888 Among his most famous works is Reading 1903 Ghent Musée des Beaux Arts where some of the main French artists and writers of the time are portrayed Van Rysselberghe also designed furniture and devoted himself to the applied arts often in collaboration with Henry van de Velde He also made posters and catalogues for La Libre Esthétique the successor of Les XX from 1894 onward and illustrated books by Verhaeren and other poets In 1898 Van Rysselberghe moved to Paris although he maintained close links with the artistic milieu of Brussels and executed among other works a series of decorative panels for the HÃ tel Solvay belonging to Victor Horta 1902 Van Rysselberghe also played

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    his studio for ten years from 1612 to 1622 During that period he met and established a close relationship with the celebrated architect Jacob van Campen responsible for the new Town Hall in Amsterdam Saenredam lived and worked in Haarlem throughout his career becoming a master in 1612 and registering in the guild of Saint Luke His first known painting dates from 1628 and depicts The Interior of the Church of St Bavo in Haarlem J Paul Getty Museum Malibu a subject that Saenredam would paint on numerous occasions between 1628 and 1636 Between June 1636 and January 1637 he visited Utrecht where he made a large number of drawings of the interior and exterior of the Mariakerk and the cathedral In the 1640s he married and spent less time away from Haarlem where his name appears repeatedly in relation to the painters guild of which he was appointed dean in 1642 Among the cities that Saenredam visited and whose churches were the subject of paintings and drawings are Alkmaar The Hague Assendelft and Rhenen Saenredam associated and collaborated with architects including Pieter Post and his friend Jacob van Campen He specialised in paintings of interiors and architectural views of notably high quality and he is considered the most important artist within this genre in 17th century Holland His expressive interiors are constructed with delicate golden tones and can be considered major works of this type Saenredam was not a prolific painter due to the care and attention that he devoted to each painting Notable compositions within his oeuvre include his Roman landscapes inspired by the work of Maerten van Heemskerck The Exterior of the old Amsterdam Town Hall Rijksmuseum Amsterdam The Choir of the Cathedral of Saint John in s Hertogenbosch National Gallery of Art Washington and numerous interiors

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    he is documented as entering the Accademia di San Luca from which he was expelled at some point before 1618 the year when he applied for readmission Salini is better known for his role as witness in the court case brought by his friend Giovanni Baglione against Caravaggio than as a painter Despite the fact that his work has been the subject of various studies in recent decades the chronology of his oeuvre is still incomplete Salini s known works comprise religious compositions genre scenes and still lifes Salini s religious paintings fall within the late Mannerist tradition of artists such as Santi di Tito and Scipione Pulzone although he was also influenced by some aspects of Caravaggio s naturalism Saint Nicholas of Tolentino Rome San Agostino Saint Agnes saved by an Angel present location unknown The Ecstasy of Saint Francis Accademia di San Luca Rome of 1618 donated to the Accademia and a banner painted for the church of the Santi Quattro Coronati in Rome private collection Milan are among the securely attributed works by his hand According to the biographer Baglioni who was a close friend and probably his teacher Salini painted still lifes with vases of flowers Still Life with Fruit and Vegetables of 1621 private collection Zurich is the only signed and dated work known by the artist Among the few still lifes attributed to him are Young Peasant with a Flask Museo Thyssen Bornemisza Madrid Fruit Vegetables and Shells Ian Applevy collection Jersey and Still Life with Fruit and Game Lodi collection Campione d Italia No floral still lifes have yet been securely attributed to him but the presence of thirty six in the inventory of the Ludovisi collection and one in the collection of Cardinal Francesco del Monte indicates the popularity and demand for

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home Robert Salmon Biography and Works Author Robert Salmon Born Dead Whiteheaven ca 1775 Cumberland after 1845 Date Works Author Robert Salmon Title View of Greenock Scotland Year 1816 Author Robert Salmon Title Picture of the Dream Pleasure Yacht Year 1839 Author Robert Salmon Title View of Venice Year 1845 Author Robert Salmon Title View of Palermo Year 1845 Biography Listen Robert Salmon was christened on 5 November 1775 in Whitehaven England Nothing is known about his training though it is assumed that he probably went to London in the 1790s where the Royal Academy showed a few of his works from 1802 onwards He later lived in Liverpool and from 1811 in Greenock From this moment onwards Salmon preferred to depict the marine landscapes that surrounded him which denote his knowledge of the Dutch painters of seascapes the Italian painters of vedute and the work of Claude Lorrain Salmon arrived in Boston in 1828 Although solitary by nature he soon became one of the most prominent seascape painters During the following years he divided his time between painting and working in the lithographic studio of William S Pendleton where he coincided with Fitz Hugh Lane This contact between the two painters was of great importance to Lane and became evident in his marine views In 1842 Salmon left Boston probably to return to England His last documented work was executed in 1845 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 Frederic Edwin Church Hartford 1826 New York 1900 Jasper Francis Cropsey Rossville 1823 Hastings on Hudson 1900 Hugh Bolton Jones Baltimore 1848

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    City of Meissen Rome Santa Maria dell Anima 1617 1619 International Mannerist refinements almost the work of an alter ego to Albani perhaps Saraceni was indeed the predecessor to his Emilian colleague are characteristic of the works attributed to his early years usually produced in a smaller format such as the Arpino inspired Andromeda Dijon Musée des Beaux Arts the Bathing Venus and Mars formerly in Minneapolis the Clark Collection and the Venus and Mars Madrid Carmen Thyssen Bornemisza Collection The six small works on copper in the Capodimonte Museum Naples with episodes derived from Ovid s Metamorphoses whose attractive landscapes indicate the influence of Elsheimer predate 1608 Alongside paintings still tied to the Venetian 16th century tradition The Finding of Moses Florence Fondazione Longhi The Banquet of the Wealthy Epolonius Rome Pinacoteca Capitolina there emerge in the 1620s paintings already indebted to the Caravaggesque aesthetic including The Martyrdom of Saint Cecilia London private collection and the three canvases sent to the Cathedral of Toledo 1613 1614 noteworthy for their experiments with artificial lighting This Caravaggesque aspect recurs in Saraceni s better known Roman works such as the fine and much imitated canvas of the Death of the Virgin for Santa Maria della Scala painted to substitute the rejected one by Caravaggio as well as in some of the mural paintings for the Ferrari chapel in Santa Maria in Aquiro including Scenes from the Life of the Virgin The dates of this last work are uncertain but they must have been produced between 1612 and 1617 the year in which the chapel is dedicated and it suggests the intervention of his assistants Three excellent Veronese naturalist painters Bassetti Ottino and Turchi assisted Saraceni in painting the decorative oriental frescoes in the Sala Regia of the Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Belle Arti in Florence In 1874 he was admitted to the workshop of Carolus Duran a famed Paris portraitist who instilled in him an interest in the palette of Diego Velázquez and the brushwork of Frans Hals During a trip in 1879 and 1880 which took him to Holland and Spain among other countries he observed and copied the work of these two artists A year later he met James Whistler in Venice Sargent made his debut at the Paris Salon in 1877 and his fame as a portraitist quickly grew in the French art world However the exhibition of one of his works in 1884 the portrait known as Madame X New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art triggered a huge scandal as a result of which he soon left France to establish himself in London where he carried on with his work as a portraitist By the turn of the century Sargent was acclaimed as the finest portrait painter of his day He alternated his life in the big city with stays in the United States and summers spent in picturesque parts of southern Europe and the Alps In these places he began to experiment and paint outdoors in the manner of the painters of the Barbizon School During his life Sargent was very prolific collected art and befriended prominent people of the day such as Claude Monet Henry James and Isabella Stewart Gardner By 1897 he was already a member of the London Royal Academy of Art the New York National Academy of Design and the French Legion of Honour Although he never lived in the United States his importance on the American art scene was reflected in a large number of commissions These were not limited to portraits but included various cycles of murals for the

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Following the Spanish occupation he moved to Bruges in 1580 then to Haarlem around 1585 According to Van Mander Savery trained with his brother the painter Jacob Savery and the two artists moved to Amsterdam in 1591 After his brother s death Savery moved to Prague where he s documented in 1604 He worked there as court painter firstly for Rudolf II then from 1612 for his successor the Emperor Matthias Between 1606 and 1608 he travelled on the Emperor s instructions to the Tyrol where he made numerous topographical drawings It is known that while in Prague Savery maintained close contacts with other northern painters such as Bartolomeus Spranger and Hans van Aachen After a brief period in Amsterdam and Haarlem Savery permanently settled in Utrecht in 1616 and appears in the records of the painters guild His nephew Hans Savery II who had also been in Prague moved with him and became his principal assistant In 1621 Savery bought a large medieval house on the Boterstraat which became the meeting place for the Utrecht artists particularly painters such as Balthasar van der Ast and the Bosschaerts attracted by Savery s spectacular flower garden Economic problems led to his bankruptcy in 1638 and many of his properties were confiscated Financial issues and mental health problems affected the last years of his life Savery died in Utrecht in February 1639 and his nephew Hans Savery II took over his studio Savery s paintings which are clearly influenced by the style of his brother Jacob Savery and by his contacts with the Prague court artists encompass a variety of genres including floral and other still lifes scenes of everyday life and customs landscapes and paintings of animals Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add

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