Today's puzzle is based on a 1772 painting by Luis Melendez ( the greatest Spanish still-life painter of the 18th century). The painting features a picnic basket, some loaves of freshly baked bread, grapes, some peaches, a melon, some juicy pears, a bottle of wine and some other food containers and plates - everything you need for an afternoon meal in a breathtaking natural landscape. // Image Credit: The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982 / The Metropolitan Museum of Art
This beautiful and vibrant image of a string of horses outside an inn is based on a painting by Otto Bache, a Danish Realist painter. The scene takes place in the late 1800s in rural Denmark. In the painting you can see a pack of 8 horses being led down a country road while people outside a small in look on or go about their daily routine.
Embark on a tranquil journey through the idyllic countryside with our captivating online jigsaw puzzle, based on the masterpiece "The Shepherdess" by Jacob Gerritsz Cuyp. This delightful puzzle offers an immersive experience, allowing you to recreate the serenity and charm of the Dutch Golden Age. In "The Shepherdess," Cuyp brings to life a picturesque countryside setting. The painting depicts a young shepherdess, dressed in traditional attire, tending to her flock of sheep on a lush green meadow. Cuyp was celebrated for his ability to capture the essence of rural life and his meticulous attention to detail. His works often showcased pastoral scenes with shepherds, shepherdesses, and their livestock, offering a glimpse into the harmonious coexistence between humans and nature. Have fun!
This new puzzle is based on a painting from 1866 by Winslow Homer and it depicts three women and one man play croquet. If you didn't already know, croquet is a sport that involves hitting wooden or plastic balls with a mallet through hoops. There are several variations of croquet, differing in the scoring systems, order of shots, and layout. Croquet is played on a grass court.
Are you ready for the race? In this new puzzle we feature a painting by the Impressionist French painter Edgar Degas called "Before the Race". The painting depicts four jockeys on horseback just before a race. The horse and rider theme was one of Degas's favorites. He returned to this theme time and time again throughout his career. Over the course of his career it is reported that he created 45 oils, 20 pastels, 250 drawings, and 17 sculptures related to horses.
The beautiful pergola surrounded by orange trees featured in today's puzzle was painted by Thomas Fearnley in oil on paper mounted on canvas in c. 1834. If you didn't know, a pergola is an outdoor garden feature forming a shaded walkway or sitting area of vertical posts or pillars. As a type of gazebo, it may also be an extension of a building or serve as protection for an open terrace or a link between pavilions.
Another art inspired puzzle is here. In this new one we feature "The Poor Poet" - the best known and most popular painting by German painter Carl Spitzweg. The painting was made in 1839 and had three versions. The alleged first version is privately owned and used to be on loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg. The best known version is now in the Neue Pinakothek, Munich (the one featured in this puzzle). Another version was held in the National Gallery, Berlin. The one featured in this puzzle depicts a poet in his poor attic room. Spitzweg possibly borrowed his title from the drama by August von Kotzebue, The Poor Poet (1812).
Solve today's puzzle and go back in time to a fruit and vegetable market in the 1600s. Based on a painting by the Flemish painter Jan van Kessel the Elder, the image featured in this game depicts a market scene set in the heart of a vibrant 17th-century European town. The canvas is filled with an array of colorful fruits and vegetables, all meticulously detailed, showcasing van Kessel's mastery of still-life composition. On the right side of the picture the young woman selling the fruit and vegetables is depicted talking to a customer. Among the variety of fruits and vegetable, Kessel has also added a variety of exotic birds and animals. Put the pieces back together and see how many birds and animals can you spot? Have fun!
Put the pieces back together and see how the mountainous landscape near Dusseldorf looked in the 1790s. The image featured in this puzzle is based on an oil on panel painting by Gerard van Nijmegen (a Dutch Old Masters artist). The painting depicts a mountainous landscape with ruins, a small waterfall and ox-wagon going over an old wooden bridge.
Today's puzzle is based on Winslow Homer's Snap the Whip 1872 oil painting. The painting depicts a group o playing crack(snap) the whip. If you didn't know, crack the whip is a simple outdoor children's game played in small groups, either on grass or ice, usually grass. Homer spent several summers in New York's Hudson Valley, and is said to have been inspired to paint this scene by local boys playing at the Hurley schoolhouse.
Experience the rustic charm of the countryside with our online jigsaw puzzle featuring "Harvest" by John Frederick Herring. This delightful artwork captures the essence of a bountiful harvest season, showcasing a picturesque landscape filled with vibrant autumnal colors. As you piece together this captivating scene, immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance of a rural setting, where hardworking farmers gather their crops amidst golden fields and rolling hills. With its intricate details and soothing imagery, this online jigsaw puzzle offers a relaxing and engaging challenge for puzzle enthusiasts of all ages. Rediscover the beauty of nature and the joy of puzzling with "Harvest" by John Frederick Herring. Have fun!
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