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.
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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 […]
American artist Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) worked mainly in the first half of the 20th century, applying his knowledge of modern art styles to innovative interpretations of nature such as White Birches above, likely done in his native Maine.
Although American icon Winslow Homer (1836-1910) is often identified with his dramatic seascapes, he also was inspired by the interior of the country. In Autumn, Homer takes us on a pathway in the woods, already transformed by multi-colors of the season. However, who is the elegantly dressed woman holding the equivalent of a bouquet of leaves? […]
OCTOBER MORNING THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES I’m so glad that I live in a world where there are Octobers. L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian writer whose series Anne of Green Gables, about an orphan living on Prince Edward Island, still attracts a readership more than a […]
Norwegian Bernhard Folkestad (1879-1933) interprets the multi-colors of autumn with a delicacy and sensitivity reflecting his background as a naturalist. Do you see the birds?
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. Anatole France French Impressionist leader Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a supreme landscapist; The Wooded Path is an early work, done when he was only in his twenties. Reposted blog.