Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy. Juliet Ward Howe, The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) grew up in a Boston neighborhood and spent his early career in his home town. Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910), renowned for […]
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Welcome in autumn with a seasonal offering of flowers by French artist Armaud Guillaumin.
Reposting blog on another Canadian artist, Franklin Carmichael. AUTUMN IN WINTER A MEMORY OF INDIAN SUMMER It is only here in large portions of Canada that wondrous second wind, the Indian summer, attains its amplitude and heavenly perfection,—-the temperatures; the sunny haze; the mellow, rich delicate, almost flavored air….. Walt Whitman, Diary in […]
French Impressionist Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), like the rest of his colleagues, captured the often rich colors and radiant light of the changing seasons throughout the year.
While I’m traveling, you might enjoy a memory of autumnal New England by American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935).
Reposted from 2013. The Road goes ever on and on Out from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, Let others follow it who can! Let them a journey new begin. But I at last with weary feet Will turn towards the lighted inn, My evening-rest and sleep to […]
Polish artist Edward Okun (1872-1945) is often considered an Art Nouveau artist, apparent in the graceful, curving line of the branches of the autumnal tree.
Here’s a repeat of an autumn blog from 2015. AUTUMN REFLECTIONS THE MYSTERY OF THE FOREST In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to be static things. In physical terms I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me. John Fowles Early Modern artist […]
Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) celebrated the beauty of the Seine River every season. Jeufosse is close to the artist’s home at Giverny.
American Impressionist Robert Vonnoh (1858-1933) worked both in France and in the United States, immortalizing the landscape of both countries throughout all seasons.