Albert Rieger | Landscape painter


Austrian🎨 landscape and marine painter Albert Rieger (Trieste, 1834 - Vienna,1905) was the son and pupil of painter Giuseppe Rieger. He was also influenced by the works of the German artist Bernhard Fiedler (1816-1904). Rieger's preferred subjects were marines and landscapes.
In 1838 settled he with the family in Vienna.
His works were exhibited in many exhibitions in Munich and Paris works are presented in important collections, for example at the Museum of Altenburg and in Wroclaw.
Crown prince Rudolf bought his landscapes "Am Traunsee" and "Gosausee".
Rieger was awarded🎨 with Gold Austrian Medal and Great Golden Swedish-Norwegian Medal.

Gerrit Dou | A Hermit, 1664 | Rijksmuseum


Title: A Hermit
Artist: Gerrit Dou🎨 (Dutch Baroque Era painter, 1613-1675)
Date: 1664
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: h 33.5cm Ń w 27.5cm
Current location: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Ludwig Dettmann (1865-1944) Couple in Landscape


Ludwig Julius Christian Dettmann (1865-1944) was a German🎨 Impressionist painter.
He was one of the founders of the Berlin Secession in 1898, and, together with Max Liebermann🎨, Walter Leistikow, Otto Heinrich Engel, Oskar Frenzel, Curt Herrmann and Fritz Klimsch, was a member of the advisory board.

Vittorio Matteo Corcos | Sogni, 1896


Vittorio Matteo Corcos (Livorno, 4 ottobre 1859 - Firenze, 8 novembre 1933) è stato un pittore Italiano, conosciuto in particolare per i suoi realistici ritratti.

Elise MacDonald | Magical Surrealist painter


Born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Graduated with a BA(Fine Art) from Wits University.
First exhibition at Crake Gallery, Jhb in 1982.
Thereafter exhibited in group show at the Everard Read Gallery, Jhb.
After relocating to Knysna in 1996 exhibited at Trent Read's Knysna Fine Art gallery.
After a serious illness in 2009, her passion for painting was re-ignited.

Hermann Corrodi | Italian ruins at the nightfall


Hermann David Salomon Corrodi (July 1844 - 30 January 1905) was an Italian painter** of landscapes and orientalist scenes
Corrodi was born in Frascati (an alternate source lists his birthplace as Zurich) and lived for many years in Rome. Corrodi studied at the Academy of St Luke under his father, Salomon Corrodi (1810-1892) and in Paris (1872).
Corrodi received commissions for history paintings from the British royal family. He was acquainted with most of the European royalty of the time, including a friendship with Queen Victoria, and traveled widely in the Far East, including Egypt, Syria, Cyprus and Istanbul, which provided the subject matter for many of his paintings.

Arthur Streeton (1867-1943) | Impressionist painter


Sir Arthur Streeton was one of the foremost Australian🎨 Impressionist painters, and his paintings continue to count among the most iconic images of Australian art.
Streeton’s artistic training began aged 15, with night classes in design at Melbourne’s National Gallery School, while he worked as an office clerk and, later, as an apprentice lithographer.
He read amateur art manuals imported from Europe and America that encouraged painting en plein air.