……There comes a festival season, When nature is all aglow— Aglow with mystical splendor That rivals the brightness of spring….. Emeline P. Smith, Excerpt from Indian Summer* The style of American artist Maurice Pendergast (1858-1924) is often marked by vibrant colors and impressionistic forms. Information about Emeline P. Smith is not available. *Journal of Education for Upper […]
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October has arrived and autumn, too!
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 […]
American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) spent several summers on the Isle of Shoals, off the coast of New Hampshire and still can be reached by ferry.
While I’m traveling, you might enjoy a memory of autumnal New England by American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935).
Willard Metcalf (1858-1925) is generally viewed as an American Impressionist and associated with the landscape of New England.
WINSLOW HOMER & AMERICA’S PAST DINNER IN THE COUNTRY I prefer every time a picture composed and painted outdoors. Winslow Homer* American art icon Winslow Homer (1836-1910), like his contemporaries the French Impressionists, often painted outdoors inspired by the changing color and light of the environment around him. *From Winslow Homer Watercolors by Helen A. […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. OFF THE COAST OF NEW ENLAND WITH AN AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST Duck Island is named for the migratory birds that inhabit the island. Today the island is used as a wildlife refuge. Earlier the island was a restricted zone, used […]
PLEASE click on the painting and photos to enhance and enlarge them. THE ART OF RELAXING CONTINUES A MONDAY AT KENNEBUNK BEACH I’m still mentally back at Kennebunk Beach in Maine, even though my vacation is technically over. Fortunately, I took along a camera on my first morning walk there with my friend Ruth. For fog was […]
Click on the photos to enlarge them. MORNINGS IN MAINE FAREWELL TO AN ISLAND GARDEN The flowers of New England bloom briefly within their island garden every August. For autumn arrives early along the Maine shore, even before its official September date. But does the tiny bird nestled in the bushes below care? Or […]