Arts Everyday Living: A Winter’s Tale in Painting and Poetry

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Winter

Ivan Shishkin, In the Woods, 1883, oil on canvas, location unknown

 

 

THE WOODS ARE LOVELY, DARK AND DEEP,

BUT I HAVE PROMISES TO KEEP,

AND MILES TO GO BEFORE I SLEEP,

AND MILES TO GO BEFORE I SLEEP.*

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*Excerpt from Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by American poet Robert Frost (1873-1963) while In Winter is a painting of Russian landscape artist Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898).

 

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

 

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