Tag: architecture

Red Flag on Blue

These are some more shots of my Tour to Europe in Sept – Nov 2012. I has been a while since I last saw them.. great to be able to catch up on them at last! This was my last day of the Cosmos Tour Oct 17, 2012 Spain. After my morning trip to Toledo…

Loss One

These are some more shots of my Tour to Europe in Sept – Nov 2012. I has been a while since I last saw them.. great to be able to catch up on them at last! This was my last day of the Cosmos Tour Oct 17, 2012 Spain. After my morning trip to Toledo…

Antwerpen… Rubens and Groenplaats

The Groenplaats or ‘Green Place’, one of Antwerp’s most prominent squares, is located in the heart of the city’s historic district, near the Cathedral of Our Lady. Until the 18th century, the Groenplaats was Antwerp’s main cemetery. During the Austrian occupation, emperor Joseph II abolished cemeteries inside the city walls, so it was converted into…

Artist colony in miniature

Muenter House and its garden, Murnau am Staffelsee (in English: "Murnau at Staffel Lake"), Bavaria, Germany Some background information: On 21st August 1909, the German painter Gabriele Muenter bought this little property in the Kottmuellerallee in Murnau am Staffelsee. At that time Muenter was betrothed with the more famous Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, who, in…

Elewijt Castle I

Elewijt Castle, also known as "Castle of Het Steen" or "Rubenskasteel", is a castle in Elewijt, Belgium, which was owned by Peter Paul Rubens – famous Flemish Baroque painter – from 1635 to his death in 1640, and features in some of his paintings. Posted by >Gert Vanhaecht on 2015-01-03 09:06:50

Big Mirror

Lenbachhaus – The gallery The gallery contains a variety of works by Munich painters and contemporary artists, in styles such as The Blue Rider and New Objectivity. Munich painters The gallery displays masterpieces by Munich artists such as Jan Polack, Christoph Schwarz, Georges Desmarees ("Countess Holstein" 1754), Wilhelm von Kobell, Georg von Dillis, Carl Rottmann,…