Here is another interpretation of winter by iconic Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) which has an almost fairy tale quality to it. However, unlike the majority of his snowscapes done in France, this work was created in Norway, where he was visiting his step son Jacques Hoschede who was then residing in the northern country.
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Finnish master Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) was an important artistic force in his country, promoting the cultural heritage of an emerging nation.
Japanese artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) was a major creator of woodblock prints in his native country during the 20th century.
American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910) takes the viewer into the New England snowy countryside through the use of perspective and overall composition.
Here’s another snow scene by Japanese artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) for the closing days of the year. In U.S. public domain.
SNOWFALL IN JAPAN WALKING TOWARD THE TEMPLE SANCTUARY You can’t get too much winter in the winter. Robert Frost, Snow Both the works of Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) have been featured in several of our blogs. For more on both these creative figures, click: Winter […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THE ART OF THE BLIZZARD! THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES American impressionist John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902) may have loved to paint the snowy landscapes of his home on Round Hill Road in Greenwich, Connecticut, but I’m not so enthusiastic about the blizzard arriving […]
PLEASE CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE and ENHANCE it. HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART A WALK IN THE SNOW One kind word can warm 3 winter months. Japanese Proverb Japanese artist Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) combined the traditional genre scenes of ukiyo-e masters Hiroshige and Hokusai with Western realism as, in the example […]