AN IMPRESSIONIST FOR ALL SEASONS Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) is considered one of the leading artists of the Impressionist movement, along with his colleagues Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Degas, among others. Sisley’s works of art were dominated by landscapes, reflecting his love of the then often picturesque suburbs of Paris. His paintings […]
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Tired of the cold and snow of winter? Australian Rupert Bunny (1864-1947) and Finn Askeli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) both prepare us for the warmer months, featuring women as the symbols of the coming seasons.
Are you tired of winter already? Yet, the lake view above by Danish painter Johan Thomas Lundbye (1818-1848) is almost inviting, on a bright sunny day. Can you even imagine yourself sitting on the wooden bench? Or perhaps the empty chair next to Marie Kroyer, the artist wife of Danish master Peder Severin Kroyer […]
French artist Armand Point (1860, 1861-1932) was influenced by the Symbolist movement, evident in his two interpretations of autumn, combining ethereal models with dream-like surroundings.
Although American Impressionist Willard Metcalf (1858-1925) traveled widely (including Monet’s home at Giverny), he returned to his roots in New England in his later career. The theme of landscape was his forte; studying and interpreting the changing seasons, he has portrayed so expressively in Midsummer Shadows and Le Sillon.
Canadian artist Tom Thomson (1877-1917) is considered one of the outstanding landscape painters of Canada, creating many of his works of art in Algonquin Park in central Ontario throughout the changing seasons.
Reposting blog on another Canadian artist, Franklin Carmichael. AUTUMN IN WINTER A MEMORY OF INDIAN SUMMER It is only here in large portions of Canada that wondrous second wind, the Indian summer, attains its amplitude and heavenly perfection,—-the temperatures; the sunny haze; the mellow, rich delicate, almost flavored air….. Walt Whitman, Diary in […]
Romanian artist Stefan Luchian (1868-1916) eventually achieved success in his country, but also had to struggle with chronic disease of multiple sclerosis.
Two interpretations of the winter season by Impressionists French artist Claude Monet (1840-1926) and American painter Childe Hassam (1859-1935).
Swiss artist Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918) was one of the great portrayer of mountains, often defining their massive heights with unforgettable colors, whether in his native country or in France (where Petit Saleve is located).