I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. L.M. Montgomery (1874-1942), Anne of Green Gables
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And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), To the Lighthouse
Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky. Kahlil Gilbran (1883-1931) Both John Fabian Carlson and L. Clarence Bell are considered Impressionists.
Robert Vonnoh’s Late Autumn is a mystery painting; I was unable to find its date and it seems to be privately owned. The location is also unknown. Did Vonnoh (1858-1933) paint it either in his native New England or France which he often frequented.
American Theodore Clement Steele (1847-1926) was an Indiana Impressionist, belonging to the Hoosier Group. When the Oaks are Red represents the height of autumn, illuminating the atmosphere in almost fiery colors.
Autumn is officially here in the Northern Hemisphere! American Impressionist artist Robert Vonnoh (1858-1933) divided his time between his own country and France. In the painting above, Vonnoh immortalizes the peaceful scenery of the Ile de France near Paris, with the mellow colors so typical of the fall.
British artist John Everett Millais (1829-1896) was a leading member of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, which often focused on historical and mythological subjects. However, the paintings featured here are of young girls including his two sisters-in-law (on the left) in Autumn Leaves.
……There comes a festival season, When nature is all aglow— Aglow with mystical splendor That rivals the brightness of spring….. Emeline P. Smith, Excerpt from Indian Summer* The style of American artist Maurice Pendergast (1858-1924) is often marked by vibrant colors and impressionistic forms. Information about Emeline P. Smith is not available. *Journal of Education for Upper […]
Swiss born Felix Vallotton (1865-1925) and American Will Hutchins (1878-1945) offer us two unique and different interpretations of the autumnal season.
Dutch icon Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) created some of his most expressive landscapes of autumn in his home country of the Netherlands. Poplars Near Nuenen was painted in Nuenen where he lived with his family for a few years in the mid-1880s. Another work of art produced during this period was the internationally renowned The Potato […]