The old fishmarket in Antwerp

by Jan Michiel Ruyten, 1841.

Jan Michiel Ruyten or Jan Ruyten (9 April 1813, in Antwerp – 12 November 1881, in Antwerp) was a Belgian Romantic painter, draughtsman and engraver known for his genre paintings, cityscapes, landscapes with figures and history paintings. He was influenced by Dutch Romantic painting.

Antonietta Brandeis (Czech, 1848 – 1926): Rome, figures fishing on the Tiber, Castel Sant’Angelo and St. Peter’s Basilica beyond (via Bonhams)

Sigrid Hjertén (Swedish, 1885 – 1948): The Blue Locomotive (1919) (via Bukowskis)

Louise Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755 – 1842): La paix ramenant l’abondance (1780) (via Wikimedia Commons)

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (French, 1749 – 1803): Head of a Young Woman (1779) (via The J. Paul Getty Museum)

Attributed Mary Hoare (British, 1753 – 1820): Lady Dungarvan, Countess of Ailesbury (née Susannah Hoare) (c. 1760) (via The J. Paul Getty Museum)

Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822 – 1899): Charcoal burners (Les charbonniers) (1880-1890s) (via The J. Paul Getty Museum)

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Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): The Rocu Tree with Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies (via The J. Paul Getty Museum)