Thursday, December 26, 2013

74. The Nordic Landscape

A second visit to the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga ( National Museum of Ancient Art ) - this time to view a magnificent exhibition of works from the Prado Gallery in Madrid.

The exhibition is titled The Nordic Landscape with 57 paintings by the great masters of the landscape from the seventeenth century including Peter Paul Rubens , Pieter and Jan Brueghel and Claude Lorrain ...

I'll let these beautiful paintings speak for themselves ...

 

The Country Wedding - Jan Brueghel the Elder - 1622
 
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Festival of Our Lady of the Woods - Denis van Alsloot - 1616
 
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Market Scene and washing Field in Flanders - Jan Brueghel the Elder - 1622
 
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Siege of Aire-sur-la-Lys - Peeter Snayers - 1653
 
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Landscape with Skaters - Joos de Momper the younger - 1625 
 
Abundance and the Four Elements - Jan Brueghel the Elder - 1615
 
Adam and Eve in Paradise - Jan Brueghel the younger - 1618
 
The Earthly Paradise - Jan Brueghel the Younger - 1620
 
Wood with Diana and Actaeon - Denis van Alsloot - 1608
 
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The Vision of Saint Hubert - Peter Paul Rubens - 1618
 
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The Act of Devotion by Rudolph I - Peter Paul Rubens - 1619
 
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A Seaport - Jan Peeters - 1640
 
The Royal Palace of Brussels - Jan Brueghel the Younger - 1627
 
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The Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia - Jan Brueghel the Elder - 1618
 
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The Country Stroll of Isabella Clare Eugenia - Jan Brueghel the Elder - 1618
 
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The Battle of Gibraltar - Adam Willaerts - 1617
 
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Seaport - Hendrick Cornelisz Vroom - 1626
 
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Landscape with Roman Ruins and Shepherds - Cornelis van  Poelenburgh - 1622
 
Landscape with a Monk - Herman van Swanevelt - 1637
 
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The Bath of Diana - Cornelis van  Poelenburgh - 1624
 
Moses Saved from the Waters - Claude Lorrain - 1639
 
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Landscape with a Nun - Claude Lorrain - 1637
 
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Outing to the Field with Cattle - Jan Both - 1640
 
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Hunting and Fishermen - Philips Wouwerman - 1660
 
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