Tuesday, November 25, 2014

1600s Music in unexpected places - French peasants by Le Nain brothers



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Children singing with the violin



 Musicians attributed to  one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c 1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c 1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  After Haymaking  Flute music...



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Old Flute Player



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Peasants in Landscape  Flute music.



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Peasant Family at Home  Flute music



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  The Flageolet Player



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Preparing for Dance School (not exactly peasants)



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677). Landscape with Peasants  Flute music.



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Resting Man wih horse  Flute music.



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Spinner's Family at Dinner



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Family of the Milkmaid



By one of the Le Nain brothers, (French artists, Antoine Le Nain (c.1599-1648), Louis Le Nain (c.1593-1648), and Mathieu Le Nain (1607–1677).  Peasant Family


1600s Music - Women & Children + a few musicians by Flemish artist Jacob Jordaens 1593-1678


When Jordaens painted one of his self-portraits, he chose to portray himself as a musician.  He painted several genre paintings of musicians, and I am including my favorite after his self-portrait.


 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Self-Portrait with Bagpipes



 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Itinerant Musicians

And, of course, he painted others as well...


 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Elizabeth Jordaens 1638



 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Wife of Johna Wierts 1635



 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Artist's Daughter Elizabeth



 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia as a Nun



 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Artist's Daughter Anna Catharina



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Catharina Behagel



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) A Bearded Man & a Woman with Parrot - Unrequited Love



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) A Lady Sitting



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Little Child 1626



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) A Gentlewoman



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) A Lady



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Child's Head 1620



 Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Magdalena De Cuyper1636


1600s Indoor Music Parties



 A Music Party (Circle of Pieter Cornelisz. van Slingeland) 1675



 A Musical Pary (after Caspar Netscher) after 1665



 Anthonie Palamedesz. (Dutch artist, 1601–1673) A Musical Party 1645-50 detail



 Gillis van Tilborgh (Flemish artist, c 1635–c 1678) Interior Music Party



 Jacob van Velsen (Dutch artist, c.1597–1656) A Music Party 1631



 Jan Olis (Dutch artist, c 1610–1676) A Music Party 1633



 Jan Steen (Dutch artist, 1625-26–1679) Musical Company 1661-64



  Peasants making music at an inn attributed to David Teniers II (Flemish artist, 1610-1690)



 Pieter de Hooch (Dutch artist, 1629–1684) A Music Party c 1675



  Pieter de Hooch (Dutch artist, 1629–1684) A Music Party in a Courtyard 1677



  Pieter Jacobsz. Codde (Dutch artist, 1599–1678) Dutch Cavaliers & their Ladies Making Music 1631



 The Music Party attributed to Pieter Jacobsz. Codde (Dutch artist, 1599–1678)



 Willem Cornelisz. Duyster (Dutch artist, c.1599–1635) A Musical Party 1634