Tag Archive: trees in art

Jun 14

Arts Everyday Living: Corot, Predecessor to the Impressionists–A Beautiful Tree

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           COROT, PREDECESSOR TO IMPRESSIONISM A FAVORITE TREE       ____________________ ____________________ Reality is one part of art; feeling completes it….Before any site or any object, abandon yourself to your first impression. If you have really been touched, you will convey to …

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Apr 30

Arts Everyday Living: On the Eve of May—Heaven and Earth in an English Garden

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         HEAVEN AND EARTH IN AN ENGLISH GARDEN ON THE EVE OF MAY   ____________________   _____________________ And spring arose in the garden fair, Like the spirit of love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams …

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Dec 15

Arts Everyday Living: Holiday Spirit in Art—Winter Pine, Blue Moonlight

  WINTER PINE BLUE MOONLIGHT . ….the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold.* William Carlos Williams ____________________   Russian landscapist Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898) may have studied and taught in the urban environment of nineteenth century St. Petersburg, but he was most fulfilled as an artist painting in the forests just outside the city.  In …

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Jun 26

Arts Everyday Living: Inside Russian Art-A Walk in the Forest, Prince Andrei’s Tree

      INSIDE RUSSIAN ART PRINCE ANDREI’S TREE …Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence.  Through the hard century-old bark, even where there were no twigs, leaves had sprouted such as one could hardly believe the old veteran could have produced…. “Yes it is …

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Jun 11

Arts Everyday Living: Constable—Happy 236th Birthday!

Click the work of art to enhance it. John Constable was born on this date in 1776 and would be 236 years old if my math is correct. “I have seen him admire a fine tree with a joy like that which he would catch up a beautiful child into his arms.”* C.R. Leslie   …

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