Architectural Painting: Fantasy and Reality

23 June 2014 - 18 July 2014

An exhibition of architectural paintings from 1600 - 1850 illustrating the wide use of architectural fantasy in painting throughout the ages and the precise artistic skill required to render true architectural detail in real views, as well as perspectival conundrums.

Bartholomeus Van Bassen, Esaias Van De Velde
1590 – 1652, 1587 – 1630

Elegant Figures in a Renaissance Arcade, a City Beyond

Interior
Bassen
Pietro Bellotti
1725 – circa 1800

A View of Dresden from the Jüdenhof

Landscape
Bellotti
Pietro Bellotti
1725 – circa 1800

A View of Dresden from the Right Bank of the Elbe

Landscape
Bellotti
Niccolo Codazzi
1648 – 1693

An Architectural Capriccio

Landscape
Codazzi
Dutch Artist circa 1640
Paulus Constantijn La Fargue
1729 – 1782

The Amsterdamse Poort, Haarlem

Landscape
Fargue
Jacob Van Der Ulft
1621 – 1689

A Panoramic View of Rome from the Porta del Popolo

Landscape
Ulft