Arts Everyday Living: The Radiance of Snow On the Streets of Stockholm

THE RADIANCE OF SNOW

ON THE STREETS OF STOCKHOLM

 

I love snow, snow, and all the forms of radiant frost.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Song: Rarely, Rarely, Comest Thou

Alfred Bergstrom, Winter Scene from the Stockholm Waterfront, detail, 1899, oil on canvas, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

Alfred Bergstrom, Winter Scene from the Stockholm Waterfront, detail, 1899, oil on canvas, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Winter Scene from the Stockholm Waterfront, full painting

Swedish artist Alfred Bergstrom (1869-1930) often interpreted the seasonal changes of Stockholm (particularly winter), where he spent most of his career.  For more on English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, click:

The Passing of the Seasons: Winter’s Arrival, Spring’s Hope

 The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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