THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS ALL YEAR LONG THROUGH A CHILD’S EYES Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. Mary Ellen Chase I’ve featured the works of Swedish painter and illustrator Carl Larsson (1853-1919) in various blogs over the years including several of his 8 children. So I assumed […]
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Enjoy the aftermath of Christmas with this unforgettable bouquet of roses by Swedish artist Carl Larsson (1853-1919).
Florentine Renaissance artist Botticelli (1445-1510) created some of the most beautiful interpretations of the Madonna theme.
Reposting a blog from 2015. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM SONG OF THE ANGELS A CHILD ASLEEP (EXCERPT) ……Now he hears the angel’s voices Folding silence in the room— Now he muses deep the meaning of the Heaven-words as they come….. Elizabeth Barrett Browning French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) was the toast of Paris […]
The painting above by Northern Renaissance artist Gerard David (c. 1460-1523) is often used to illustrate the Christmas season, especially on holiday cards and calendars. And bring in the New Year by expanding your horizons with the beauty of art.
For my Circle of Art class that meets on Tuesday. This week mild temperatures are expected, but remember just seven days ago! You may be tired of snow at this point, but Monet tried to capture its many moods during the winter of 1874-1875. Here is a blog that I first published in […]
Here’s a “rerun” of my Christmas 2014 blog! NORMAN ROCKWELL CHRISTMAS QUIZ THE HOLIDAYS AT THE ART MUSEUM Want to take a quiz on Normal Rockwell and his Christmas legacy? Although the American artist died in 1978, we still experience December 25th through his unique imagination. Yet, as you may […]
Please click and double click the works to enlarge or enhance them. CHARLES DICKENS & THE ART OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM I walked about the black streets of London, fifteen and twenty miles, many a night when all the sober folks had gone to bed. Charles Dickens to Cornelius Felton […]
PLEASE CLICK AND DOUBLE CLICK on the featured work of art. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM CARL LARSSON: A SWEDISH NORMAN ROCKWELL Can it really be freezing outside, just beyond popular Swedish artist Carl Larsson’s colorful dining room door? It may be winter in his native country, but the woman and […]
PLEASE click and double click on the painitng to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSUEM THE ANNUNCIATION Take a virtual journey through the holidays during the next fortnight with a variety of paintings and other media: from religious altarpieces to Dickens’ Christmas Carol to Impressionist snowscapes. And don’t forget to check the links connecting […]