7 Sep 2010

Looking at pictures

Well hallo there! Remember me?

No, not quite dead but I have been feeling more than a little bit low lately. Nothing serious, but it doesn't make for very interesting posts either.

So let's just look at some very nice paintings and portraits, 'k? I always forget that the auction houses put up such great and HUGE images of their goodies online - in fact, better than many digitized museum collections!

Let's start with Bukowskis (and clicky, clicky for HUGE!):

Duke Karl of Sudermannia






(yup, that's a Roslin!)













Pehr Hilleström was Boucher's pupil, if you wonder why this painting looks so familiar...

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6 comments:

  1. Ja, auktionsverken är väldigt frikostiga med bilder och det är trevligt.

    Mer porträtt åt folket!

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  2. I would like most of them up on my walls!

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  3. I would settle for one on my walls! Love them, great selection!

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  4. Hello from neighboring Finland! Missed this blog and so many thanks for the beautiful portraits in this post!!!

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  5. Do you know from which country picture is with the girls slaughtering the chickens? It is always so intersting to see workingclass people!
    And I want the embroideryframe of the lady in blue ;)
    Thank you so much for posting!

    Greetings from Germany
    Cecilia

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  6. Hi Cécile!

    I'm sorry, but I don't know where the chick painting is from. I looked through so many pages of the auction site so it would be impossible to find it again, I'm afraid.

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