2D Art
Gallery Six

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Renaissance painting of a town in Winter, by an old Flemish master.  Located in the Musées Royaux des Beaux Arts de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium.  From a 1982 postcard by Fernand Hazan, editor. Renaissance painting of flowers in a vase, by an old Dutch master.  Located in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  From a 1982 museum postcard by Hoonte-Holland Gafische Industrie, Utrecht. Medieval painting of the Chateau at Saumur, France.  Located in the Musée Condé, Chantilly, France.  From a 1982 postcard by Greff. A 1000 flowers medieval Flemish tapestry depicting the legend of St. Eligius.  Located in the L'Hôtel Dieu, Beaune, France.  From a 1982 postcard by Cap-Théojac.
Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Winter Landscape with
a Birdtrap, 1565
? Artist
Mille Fleurs
15th Century
Renaissance painting of a town in Winter, by an old Dutch master.  Located in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  From a 1982 museum postcard by Hoonte-Holland Gafische Industrie, Utrecht. Medieval tapestry depicting a lady, her servant, a lion, and a unicorn.  For the Le Viste family of Lyons.  Located in the Hôtel de Cluny Museum, Paris, France.  From a 1975 postcard by Genèse imp., Paris.
A. Bosschaert
(1573-1621)
Floralpiece
? Artist, The
Chateau of Saumur
15th Century
Medieval painting from "Tres Riches Heudres du Duc de Berry" (the very rich times of the Duc de Berry, 1415-16).  Depicts a wedding engagement in Spring.  Located in the Musée Condé, Chantilly, France.  From a 1974 postcard by Braun. Medieval painting from "Tres Riches Heudres du Duc de Berry" (the very rich times of the Duc de Berry, 1415-16).  Depicts a hunting scene in Winter.  Located in the Musée Condé, Chantilly, France.  From a 1974 postcard by Braun.
Hendrick Avercamp
(1585-1634)
Winter
? Artist
The Lady and the
Unicorn, 15th Cent.
Renaissance painting of an angry swan, by an old Dutch master.  Located in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  From a 1982 museum postcard by Hoonte-Holland Gafische Industrie, Utrecht. Medieval Belgium tapestry of Louis XIII's equestrian exercises.  Note all four hooves of the horse are off the ground, something that would only be proven possible with the advent of the motion picture.  Located in the Musée du Cheval, Saumur, France.  From a 1973 postcard by Genèse of Paris.
Jan Asselyn
(1610-52)
The Threatened Swan
Monks of Limbourg
April - Betrothal
15th Century
Monks of Limbourg
Dec. - Hunting
15th Century
? Artist, Les Exercices
du Roi Louis XIII
17th Century

"I am glad the old masters are all dead, and I only wish they had died sooner."

- Mark Twain, probably from The Innocents Abroad, 1869.


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