Carl Larsson (1853-1919) often depicted his children and home in such works as A Day of Celebration. I’m returning soon!
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British artist and Pre-Raphaelitie Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) celebrates the holiday with Christmas Carol above. In U.S. public domain.
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! THE ART OF FIREWORKS! Many ways to say goodnight. Fireworks at a pier on Fourth of July spell it with red wheels and yellow spokes. They fizz in the air, touch the water and quit. Rockets make a trajectory of gold-and-blue and then go out. Carl Sandburg, Good Night, excerpt Fireworks have been […]
PLEASE CLICK on the paintings to ENLARGE them. NATIVITY AT MIDNIGHT HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART And in that region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and […]
PLEASE CLICK on the images below to ENLARGE and MAGNIFY them. HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART A RENIASSANCE CHRISTMAS When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy; and going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshipped him. Then, opening their treasures, […]
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 the […]
Here’s an updated version of our 2014 Thanksgiving blog. A THANKSGIVING WEEKEND WITH NORMAN ROCKWELL Maybe this Thanksgiving weekend, you might want to consult the Norman Rockwell Museum website below (plus a bonus), for all you ever wanted to know about his life and art. Here are some fast facts and links to this […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM, PART IV SONG OF THE ANGELS A CHILD ASLEEP (EXCERPT) ……Now he hears the angel’s voices Folding silence in the room— Now he muses deep the meaning of the Heaven-words as they come….. Elizabeth Barrett Browning French […]
Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM, PART III MONET: A WALK IN THE SNOW Finally the snow is here, real snow, that we haven’t seen for many years. French newspaper, December 19, 1874 Claude Monet (1840-1926) was the champion of snowscapes among his fellow Impressionists, outperforming […]
PLEASE click and double click on the painitng to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSUEM THE ANNUNCIATION Take a virtual journey through the holidays during the next fortnight with a variety of paintings and other media: from religious altarpieces to Dickens’ Christmas Carol to Impressionist snowscapes. And don’t forget to check the links connecting […]