Musicians have fascinated painters, who often played instruments themselves. Notice, though, the different interpretations of German Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) and American Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), whether the rather dreamy violinist above or the cellist below absorbed in his playing.
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Chairs play an important role in both of these works of art—from the rather humble furniture of In Family Surroundings by Norwegian painter Erik Werenskiold (1855-1938) to the unique scissor chair (its design dating from the second millennium B.C.) depicted in the mixed media work by German artist Max Handrick (1879-1925).
German artist Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) takes the viewer into the heart of the forest, gradually flooded by the waters of a nearby lake. His realistic style is typical of Corinth’s early works, in which he details the numerous trees and vegetation of the natural world.
AWAKENINGS IN ART, A YEAR OF SUNRISES Happy New Year! Art Circle continues with the theme of the sunrise to begin 2021! Among the artists featured are: German Romantic painters Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) and Carl Gustav Carus (1789-1869); another German Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841); American Hudson River School painter Frederic Church (1826-1900); and […]
Carl Ludwig Jessen (1833-1917) is considered a North Frisian artist from the northern part of Germany. Although he depicted a variety of subjects, I was drawn to these highly detailed and almost photographic interiors done in the last years of his career. I’ve also included a self-portrait of Jessen.
German artist Hans Thoma (1839-1924) was known for his often detailed and realistic works of art.
German artist Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751-1829) was a skilled portraitist of famous figures in 18th century, including his fellow country man literary master Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).
As many of us are changing our everyday lives, spending most of our time at home, we might want to view its spaces in a new way. For instance, how about a favorite window? THE MAGICAL WINDOW PAINTING WITH YOUR EYES AND MIND So think beyond your windowsill and its artificial barriers……the prospect […]
German artist Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) created his works of art at a time when various art movements such as Impressionism and Expressionism were influencing painters like himself.
Moravian-German artist Hugo Baar (1873-1912) often traveled, recreating the landscapes around him, including rural environments.