Finnish artist Eero Jarnefelt (1863-1937), like many of his countrymen, celebrated the spaciousness of the vast lake region of the endless North.
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American Impressionist Willard Metcalf (1858-1925) immortalizes a moment of domestic life, focusing on his wife Henriette and daughter Rosalind, both engaged in separate pastimes.
French Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) lived from 1878-1881 in Vetheuil. He painted several views of the village’s church from a small island in the Seine during the summer months.
SEEING CREATIVELY AMONG THE BUTTERCUPS Could I But Ride Indefinite As doth the meadow-bee, And visit only when I liked, And no man visit me. And flirt all day with buttercups, And marry whom I may, And dwell a little everywhere, Or better, run away.* Emily Dickinson Both American Impressionist Willard Metcalf […]
I was able to find little information on Danish artist Carl Frederik Aagaard (1833-1895); landscapes were a favorite subject.
Reposting a blog of a few years ago. A TRIBUTE TO VAN GOGH ABOVE A POPPY FIELD Our tribute to Vincent van Gogh—on the anniversary of his death, July 29, 1890—focuses on the moving Field of Poppies, created while he lived at the mental asylum of Saint Remy from May, 1889 to […]
I’m reposting a blog from six years ago while I’m away. Would you like to be a child again, if just for an afternoon? Free to play with your sailboat at the water’s edge; alone, undisturbed, without interference from siblings and friends. Girl with a Sailboat by Edmund C. Tarbell (1862-1938) is a symbol of […]
American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) often spent summers on the Isle of Shoals, visiting his friend Celia Thaxter. How would you like to spend a hour or two in this colorful and yet rather confusing room? Look closely and you’ll see the woman concentrating on a favorite book.
American Impressionist William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) lived in New York City, often portraying urban parks like Central Park in Manhattan and Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
Impressionist super-star Claude Monet (1840-1926) is internationally renowned for his landscapes; however, he also created a number of paintings of fruit, including the luscious fruit above.