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Published on October 7, 2017

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Slide1: First created 28 Feb 2012. Version 2.0 - 7 Oct 2017 . Jerry Daperro. London . National Gallery of Scotland All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. One of Britain’s finest galleries Entrance to the Art Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh Venus Anadyomene, by Titian. Slide2: The National Gallery Scotland is one of the finest in the world. It has a comprehensive collection including works by Italian, French, Flemish & Dutch masters. Its collections covered all the major developments in European paintings between the 15 th and the 19 h century. Also it includes a rich collection of Scottish paintings. The gallery is also benefit from the exchange program of paintings with the National Gallery London. The gallery is well worth a visit. Scottish Dutch Italian American Botticelli: Botticelli Italian Sandro Botticelli, (c1445-1510) an Early Renaissance painter was one of the most successful Italian painter Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de Medici. His most well known painting is ‘The Birth of Venus’ at the Uffizi, Florence. Lotto: Lotto Raphael: Raphael Sanzio Raffaello, known simply as Raphael (1483-1520) is an important painter of the High Renaissance. He spent most of his early career painting the Madonna and Child. His Madonna and Child paintings are special, depicting the affection between mother and child. Cariani: Cariani Giovanni Cariani (c1490-1547) a High Renaissance painter, active in Venice. Titian: Titian Titan (c1485/90-1576) or Tiziano Vecelli was one of the most successful Italian painter. He was 16C Venetian school. He was one of the most versatile painter, equally adept with portraits, landscape and mythological & religious subjects. The National Gallery of Scotland has not one but several of his paintings in its collection. Titian: Titian Titian: Titian This painting, together with Diana and Callisto are jointly own by the National Gallery of Scotland and the National Gallery London. Titian: Titian This is an important painting by Titan, according gallery, after all it was painted for the Spanish monarch. I still could not understand why Diana’s head is so out of proportion with the rest of her body. Titian Said that he spent 3 years working on it. Surely, how can a great artist like Titian allowed this to happen? Titian: Titian Paolo Veronese: Paolo Veronese Paolo Veronese (1528-1588) enjoyed some early success by 1555, when he moved to Venice. His studio became one of the busiest in Venice and in terms of sheer output. A superb colourist, Veronese is best remembered as a painter of altarpiece, religious narratives and decorative mythologies teeming with figures, fine fabrics and incidental detail. Canova: Canova Antonio Canova (1757-1822) was a Neoclassical sculptor famous for his marble sculptures. Often regarded as the greatest of the Neoclassical sculptor. The Three Graces is one of his best. El Greco: Spanish El Greco Velazquez: Velazquez Murillo: Murillo Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1618-1682) was a Spanish Baroque painter, known for his religious works.. But his best paintings are the paintings of contemporary woman and children. Unlike his religious paintings these are lively and appealing records of the contemporary daily life. In particularly, I like his children beggar paintings. This painting ‘Summer’ belongs to a set or four paintings, for the seasons. Goya: Goya Brill: Brill Dutch and Flemish Rubens: Rubens Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a Flemish artist and a diplomat. He was very successful, learned, inventive and productive. As an artist he earned many commissions from the monarchs of Europe and from the church. Rubens: Rubens Van Dyck: Van Dyck Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) was a Flemish artist. He was the official painter of Charles I of England and also painted many English aristocrats. He frequently used the double portrait format for his paintings. Hals: Hals Frans Hals (c1582-1666) was a Dutch artist. Like his contemporary Van Dyke, both of them painted very fast. Frans Hals is among some of the best portraitists in European paintings. Saenredam: Saenredam Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (1597-1665) was a Dutch painter. He was known for his distinctive paintings of whitewashed church interiors. Vermeer: Vermeer Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) was a Dutch painter. He is best known for his painter ‘Girl with a Pearl Earing’. This painting may be his earliest surviving work. Cuyp: Cuyp Rembrandt: Rembrandt Rembrandt (1606-1669) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He is also one of the best portraitists ever lived He is particular well-known for his utmost honest self-portraits, that nobody has exceeded. Steen: Steen Watteau: Watteau French Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) was a French painter. He with others shifted painting from the Baroque style to the less formal Rococo, with a theatrical air.. Chardin: Chardin Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779) was a French painter. He is considered a master of still life and noted for his genre paintings which depict kitchen maids, children and domestic activities. Corot: Corot Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1769-1875) was a French landscape and portrait painter. He was in a pivotal role witnessed the transition between Neoclassicism to Impressionism. Courbet: Courbet Degas: Degas Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was a French painter, sculptor and print maker. He started as a classical painter and develop into more casual composition, influenced by Manet. Pissarro: Pissarro Pissarro: Pissarro Bastien-Lepage: Bastien-Lepage Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848-1884) was a French painter. Mainly of rural genre and portraits. His skills, inclination to sentimental subjects and avoidance of extreme Impressionist dissolution brought him success and exceptionally wide influence in France and abroad, especially Britain, Scandinavia and USA. Gauguin: Gauguin Monet: Monet Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a leading member of the Impressionist, and the one who longest devotee to the movement. Gainsborough: Gainsborough English Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) was a very successful English portraitists. He painted many mid-18C English aristocrats. He was also a landscape painter and a member of the Royal Academy. Constable: Constable John Constable (1776-1837) was, with Turner, the major English landscape painter of the 19C. His paintings mainly depicted the flat landscape of Norfolk. He studied at the same time in the Royal Academy with Turner. Joshua Reynolds: Joshua Reynolds Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) was an influential portraitist and also the first president of the Royal Academy of Arts. John Martin: John Martin John Martin (1789-1854) was an English Romantic landscape painter of melodramatic and fantastic compositions.. Ramsay: Ramsay Scottish Allan Ramsay (1713-1784) was the Scottish counterpart to Reynolds and Gainsborough. Later, he settled in London. His most well-known portrait was the portrait of George III. Ramsay: Ramsay Rousseau fled to Britain in 1766 to escape intensive persecution from the Swiss and French authorities on account of the revolutionary views on society, education and religion expressed in his novel Emile and in Du Contrat Social. This beautiful portrait by Ramsay was painted two months after Rousseau arrived in London. Raeburn: Raeburn Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) painted this iconic portrait of Scotland in 1795. Henry Raeburn was a Scottish portraitist, as well as a lawyer and a scholar. He also served as Portrait Painter to King George IV. Raeburn: Raeburn Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) painted this portrait in 1812. The wearing of Highland dress may well have wished to emulate, the romantic panache of the Highland chieftainship. Dyce: Dyce Drummond: Drummond William Douglas: William Douglas William Fettes Douglas (1822-1891) received no formal art training other than part-time tuition under Sir William Allan. He spent most of his life in the city of Edinburgh and later became the President of the Royal Scottish Academy.. McTaggart: McTaggart Gramham: Gramham Phillip: Phillip MacGregor: MacGregor Peterson: Peterson Guthrie: Guthrie James Guthrie (1859-1930) a Scottish painter, best known in his own lifetime for portraiture. Today, he is generally regarded as a painter of the Scottish Realism. James Guthrie was essentially self-taught. The portrait was painted in Cockburnspath, Scotland but the earth-coloured painting was influenced by the French painter of naturalism of Bastien-Lepage Arthur Melville: Arthur Melville Arthur Melville (1855-1924) a successful Edinburgh painter of landscape and rustic genre. He spent some time at the artists’ colony at Grez-sur-Loing in France. In 1880 he travelled to the Near and Middle East. From Cairo he sailed to Indian before return to Scotland travelling overland through Turkey and Eastern Europe. Melville: Melville Crawhall: Crawhall George Henry: George Henry George Henry (1858-1943) was a Scottish painter, one of the most prominent of the Glasgow School. In 1889, it was fashionable with all things Japanese in Glasgow. The ‘Geisha Girl’ was painted immediately after George Henry tour of Japan. Phoebe Anna Traquair: Phoebe Anna Traquair Phoebe Anna Traquair (1852-1936) was the first woman to obtain membership of the Royal Scottish Academy. She achieved international recognition as one of the most versatile and accomplished figures in the Arts and Crafts movement and the Scottish cultural renaissance of the early 20C. Rebert Burns: Robert Burns (1869-1941), one of the Pre-Raphael painters. Rebert Burns Edwin Church: Edwin Church American Edwin Church: Edwin Church Frederic Edwin Church was one the best known landscape painter of the Hudson School in America. His landscape paintings are known for its monumental scale or panoramic view, often depicting mountains, waterfalls and sunsets. This is one of his best. The sheer scale of this painting evokes a feeling of the grandeur of nature. A process often described as sublime, in which a quality of greatness or grandeur that inspires awe and wonder. Sargent: Sargent John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was of the best American portraitist at the turn of the 20C. This portrait is one of his best. Although Sargent was an American, he spent most of his life in Europe, in particularly Paris and London. He was very successful and his emotional tied with the US is also unshaken. Slide64: All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. The End Music – Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, 18 th Variation. Slide65: Gallery around the world

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