Category English painting

"Portrait of Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan", Thomas Gainsborough - description of the painting
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"Portrait of Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan", Thomas Gainsborough - description of the painting

Author: Thomas Gainsborough Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1785 Click image for a larger scale Description of the picture: Portrait of Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan - Thomas Gainsborough. 1785. Oil on canvas. 220 x 154 cm Romantic lady, sitting with her weak-willed hands in deep thought, at one time was well known in London and beyond - this is Elizabeth Ann Sheridan.

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Stallion Whistlejacket - George Stubbs

Author: George Stubbs Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: About 1762 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Stallion Whistlejacket - George Stubbs. Around 1762. Oil on canvas. 292x246.4 George Stubbs (1724-1806) - one of the first prominent English painters who devoted their creativity to horses.
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Portrait of Colonel Benestèr Tarlton, Reynolds, 1782

Author: Joshua Reynolds Museum: Private Collection Year: 1782 ⇐ Click image for a larger scale Description of the painting: Portrait of Colonel Benest Tarlton - Joshua Reynolds. 1782. Oil on canvas. 236x145,5 In the workshop of Reynolds (1723-1792) there were prominent British figures. Colonel Benestre Tarleton is depicted as a dashing officer.
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"Girl with shrimp", William Hogarth - description of the painting

Author: William Hogarth Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: 1740-1745 Click image for a larger picture Description of the picture: Girl with shrimps - William Hogarth. 1740-1745. Canvas, oil. 63.5x52.5 The National Gallery contains, perhaps, the main creation of William Hogarth - the cycle of paintings "The Adventure of a Rake", which was extremely popular at the time and replicated many times in engravings.
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Cornfield, John Constable, 1826

Author: John Constable Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: 1826 ⇐ ​​Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Corn field - John Constable. 1826. Oil on canvas. 143x122 John Constable (1776-1837) - English romantic artist. His works glorified Dedham Weil, which is called the Land of Constable.
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Uivengo Park, John Constable, 1816

Author: John Constable Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1816 Click image for a larger view Description of the picture: Uivengo Park - John Constable. 1816. Oil on canvas. 56,1x101,2 The work of Constable largely determined the development of the English realistic landscape. The artist was one of the first to turn to the nature of a simple rural area, he became interested in the open air and work from nature.
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Frigate "Fearless" - Joseph Mallord William Turner

Author: William Turner Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: 1839 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Frigate "Fearless" - Joseph Mallord William Turner. 1839. Oil on canvas. 90.7x121.6 Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) - British painter. The author’s full name for the painting is “Frenzy Bes-terrible: towed to its last stop to be destroyed.
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Brooke Watson and Shark, John Singleton Copley, 1778

Author: John Singleton Copley Museum: National Gallery of Art (Washington) Year: 1778 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Brooke Watson and shark - John Singleton Copley. 1778. Oil on canvas. 182.1x229.7 Outstanding American portrait painter and historical painter John Copley began his career in Boston.
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Cart for hay, John Constable - picture description

Author: John Constable Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: 1821 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Hay cart - John Constable. 1821. Oil on canvas. 82 x 130 cm "Cart for hay" - one of the most famous paintings of Constable. It is usually judged on the work of this artist.
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Rain, steam and speed, 1844, William Turner

Author: William Turner Museum: National Gallery (London) Year: 1844 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Rain, steam and speed - Joseph Mallord William Turner. 1844. Oil on canvas. 91x121.8 The end of the 1430s was a time of general enthusiasm and admiration for the railways. I remember the famous Glinka romance to the verses N.
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House, Rainbow, Mill, John Constable

Author: John Constable Museum: Art Gallery (United Kingdom) Year: 1837 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: House, rainbow, mill - John Constable. 1837. Oil on canvas. 87.6 x 111.8 cm. Being the son of a rich miller, Constable often helped his father at work, and it is no wonder that he pervaded the rest of his life with landscapes in one form or another depicting a mill.
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Pierce in Brighton, John Constable - description of the painting

Author: John Constable Museum: Tate Gallery Year: 1826-1827 ⇐ Click image for larger version Description of the picture: Pierce in Brighton - John Constable. 1826-1827 In the picturesque works of the romance of Constable Brighton many paintings are dedicated. The canvas "Pier in Brighton" is considered one of his masterpieces. This artist became famous for his ability to convey not only the exact details, but also the general impression, the very spirit of the landscape.
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Dedkhem Valley, John Constable - a description of the painting

Author: John Constable Museum: Victoria and Albert Museum Year: 1802 Click image for a larger view Description of the picture: Dedham Valley - John Constable. 1802. 43.5x34 cm. This picturesque place, Dedekhem Valley, was one of the favorite places of the painter, a recurring leitmotif of his work, and the very first work of this subject was written in 1802.
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Shipwreck, William Turner - description of the painting

Author: William Turner Museum: Tate Gallery Year: 1805 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Shipwreck - William Turner. 1805. Oil on canvas. 170.5 x 241.5 cm Very few artists with all the greatness of their talent could convey the beauty and tragedy of the sea. Among such unique creators can be called Ivan Aivazovsky and William Turner.
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Blizzard, William Turner - description of the painting

Author: William Turner Museum: Tate Gallery Year: 1842 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Blizzard - a steamer leaves the harbor, giving signals to shallow water and measuring the depth by lot - William Turner. 1842. 91.5x122 cm The modern viewer, who is familiar with both the works of the Impressionists and many modernist movements that succeeded each other in unrestrained rhythm at the beginning of XX, is not so easy to comprehend as the genius of William Turner.
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Sunrise with sea monsters, William Turner - description

Author: William Turner Museum: Tate Gallery Year: 1845 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Picture description: Sunrise with sea monsters - William Turner. 1845. Oil on canvas. 91.5x122 cm. The original style and technique of Turner was often incomprehensible to the public, brought up on classicism and sentimentalism, where everything is clear and realistic.
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Battle of Trafalgar, William Turner

Author: William Turner Museum: Tate Gallery Year: 1806-1808 ⇐ Click image for a larger version Description of the picture: The Battle of Trafalgar - William Turner. 1806-1808. Canvas, oil. 172.7 x 238.8 cm Any Englishman without a hitch will say that one of the most majestic naval battles is the Battle of Cape Trafalgar.
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Portrait of James Bourdieu, Joshua Reynolds

Author: Joshua Reynolds Museum: Prado Museum Year: 1765-1766 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Portrait of James Bourdieu - Joshua Reynolds. 1765-1766. Canvas, oil. 126x103 Reynolds (1723-1792) an outstanding English painter, who organized the London Academy of Arts and became its first president.
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Modern Rome-Campo Vaccino, William Turner Description

Author: William Turner Museum: Getty Museum Year: 1839 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Modern Rome-Campo Vaccino - William Turner. 1839. Oil on canvas. 90.2x215; 122 cm. The last, most famous and most expensive "Roman" work by Turner - the painting "Campo Vaccino", dedicated to the destroyed Roman forum.
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Fishermen in the sea, William Turner - description of the painting

Author: William Turner Museum: Tate Gallery Year: 1796 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Fishermen in the sea - William Turner. 1796. Oil on canvas. 91 x 122 cm Through the curtain of gloomy clouds, mysteriously appearing on the horizon, the viewer is the moon, which, pushing through the impenetrable darkness, opens to the gaze an unstable ship with fishermen, thrown on high waves of the restless sea - this is the basis of the plot of the wonderful painting by William Turner "Fishermen in the Sea" .
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