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.
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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.