Reposted blog. ROUSSEAU’S TROPICAL PARADISE THE SOFA IN THE JUNGLE I am answering your kind letter immediately in order to explain to you the reason why the sofa in question is included in my picture THE DREAM. The woman sleeping on the sofa dreams that she is transported into the forest, hearing […]
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SUNRISE IN PARADISE, MORNING IN HAWAII No alien land in all the world has any deep strong charm for me but that one, no other land could so longingly haunt me, sleeping and waking, through half a lifetime, as that one does. Mark Twain on Hawaii, 1889 Would you like to take […]
American artist Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) was a versatile painter, creating a range of subjects. However, his works inspired by the tropics are perhaps his most unique and striking paintings.