Norwegian master Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is internationally famous for artistic icons like The Scream and The Madonna. However, he created some 2,000 paintings, plus numerous graphic works as well as drawings. On the Veranda, for instance, reflects his love for the northern woods of Scandinavia while Karl Johan in the Rain is one of Munch’s several interpretations of […]
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Finnish artists Eero Jarnefelt (1863-1937) and Hugo Simberg (1873-1917) were part of a major creative period in their country’s artistic development. Both were moved by the often stunning landscape of Finland’s lake regions, transformed by changing weather and times of day.
Canadian artist Tom Thomson (1877-1917) may have lived a short life, dying prematurely in an accident before he was 40, but he left a legacy of brilliant panels and canvases of the dramatic landscape of central Ontario. His style was distinguished by expressive brushstrokes and penetrating colors, particularly in the two works […]
Reposted blog. ….no Canadian landscape painter possessed a richer command of color and pigment than J.E.H. MacDonald….his brushwork is at once disciplined and vigorous. His best on-the-spot sketches possess an intensity and freshness of execution not dissimilar to Van Gogh.* Shortly after World War I, a circle of Canadian artists from the Toronto area […]
Super-star artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is usually identified with The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (of movie Woman in Gold fame), but he also was a creative landscapist working mainly at Attersee in the Austrian countryside.