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View on a River, with a Castle on an Island

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

Four-master and Two Three-masters Anchored near a Fortified Island from The Sailing Vessels

This engraving belongs to a series of ten prints known as the Sailing Vessels, executed by Frans Huys after designs by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The series displays a wide range of sailing vessels, including me... more

Four-Master (Left) and Two Three-Masters Anchored near a Fortified Island with a Lighthouse from The Sailing Vessels

After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Netherlandish, Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels)

View of the Tiber Island represented as a ship, the Temple of Aesculapius at left

Giovanni Ambrogio Brambilla (Italian, active Rome, 1575–99)

Jinshan Island and West Lake

Though united visually by an ink landscape of rugged mountains and islands among expanses of water and mists rendered in gold wash, this pair of screens depicts two wholly separate scenic locales in eastern Chi... more

Bacchus with his companions discovering Ariadne on the island of Naxos, after Reni

Three joined sheets with impressions from three plates. After a painting by Reni made for the Queen of England (according to Bartsch). Gian Battista Bolognini (Italian, Bologna 1611–1688 Bologna)

The Departure of Sancho Panza for the Island of Barataria

Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)

View of the Island of San Giacomo in Paludo

Although Francesco Tironi's artistic activity remains somewhat uncertain, we do know that he provided the drawings for Antonio Sandi’s twenty-four engravings of islands in the Venetian Lagoon. The engravings w... more

The Island of Anconetta (recto); Two Feet Wearing Pointed Shoes (verso)

Francesco Guardi (Italian, Venice 1712–1793 Venice)

The Moat Island, Windsor Great Park

Sandby and his younger brother, Paul, were leading early practitioners of watercolor in England. Employed as artist and landscape architect by the Duke of Cumberland, the Ranger of Windsor Great Park from 1750,... more