In works like Balcony in Winter above, American Impressionist John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902) captured the haunting beauty surrounding his home in the Connecticut countryside, where he lived several years with his wife and children.
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American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910) takes the viewer into the New England snowy countryside through the use of perspective and overall composition.
Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is closely identified with his most popular work The Scream. However, he also interpreted a variety of themes, including the magical snowscape portrayed above.
Take a respite from the freezing cold (if you are living in northern climes). Or just enjoy viewing a summer day by American Impressionist Dennis Miller Bunker (1861-1890).
Here’s another snow scene by Japanese artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) for the closing days of the year. In U.S. public domain.
I’m still on my vacation. Here’s a dramatic view of the Maine coast by one of America’s greatest artists Winslow Homer (1836-1910). In U.S. public domain.
We ran as if to meet the moon… Robert Frost* Although born in Great Britain, artist Henry Farrer (1844-1903) spent most of his mature career in the United States, creating unique and expressive landscapes often using the medium of watercolor. The poetry of American writer Robert Frost (1874-1963) reflects his creative and emotional ties with […]
SNOWFALL IN JAPAN WALKING TOWARD THE TEMPLE SANCTUARY You can’t get too much winter in the winter. Robert Frost, Snow Both the works of Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) have been featured in several of our blogs. For more on both these creative figures, click: Winter […]
THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES DAY AFTER THE WINTER STORM When it snows, shovel or make snow angels. Author Unknown When Hans Olde (1855-1917) was studying painting in Paris in the late nineteenth century, he soon became an enthusiastic follower of the Impressionist style; when he returned to his native Germany, he continued his career […]
TRAVELS WITH MONET A TRAIN RIDE IN THE SNOW My heart is warm with the friends I make, And better friends I’ll not be knowing; Yet there isn’t a train I wouldn’t take, No matter where it’s going. Edna St. Vincent Millay, Travel French Impressionist super star Claude Monet (1840-1926) was fascinated with trains, […]