petrusplancius (petrusplancius) wrote,
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Christen Købke, some quiet scenes

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Since we have had so many Danish paintings recently, it seems appropriate to have something the finest painter of the Golden Age. A most pleasing trifle, just the entrance to a vine-clad inn on a sunny day.


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In the Bay of Naples, the light and colours are very beautiful I think, in a quiet sort of way.

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A study of a landing-stage and lake, somehow reminiscent of Sisley, whose paintings are chracterized by the same gentle reflectiveness.

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The previous painting was of course a study for this much more familiar painting. But look at this, an even finer painting on the same lines, and shown to in a much better scan:
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