Take a respite from the freezing cold (if you are living in northern climes). Or just enjoy viewing a summer day by American Impressionist Dennis Miller Bunker (1861-1890).
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Here’s another snow scene by Japanese artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) for the closing days of the year. In U.S. public domain.
We ran as if to meet the moon… Robert Frost* Although born in Great Britain, artist Henry Farrer (1844-1903) spent most of his mature career in the United States, creating unique and expressive landscapes often using the medium of watercolor. The poetry of American writer Robert Frost (1874-1963) reflects his creative and emotional ties with […]
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 […]
THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES DAY AFTER THE WINTER STORM When it snows, shovel or make snow angels. Author Unknown When Hans Olde (1855-1917) was studying painting in Paris in the late nineteenth century, he soon became an enthusiastic follower of the Impressionist style; when he returned to his native Germany, he continued his career […]
TRAVELS WITH MONET A TRAIN RIDE IN THE SNOW My heart is warm with the friends I make, And better friends I’ll not be knowing; Yet there isn’t a train I wouldn’t take, No matter where it’s going. Edna St. Vincent Millay, Travel French Impressionist super star Claude Monet (1840-1926) was fascinated with trains, […]
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 […]
WINTER IS COMING EARLY THROUGH THE EYES OF HIROSHIGE Winter Solitude— in a world of one color the sound of wind.* Matsuo Basho Two of Japan’s most famous creative spirits, artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and poet Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), often expressed the unique atmosphere of a snowy day, whether […]
Click on the works of art to enlarge and enhance them. What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley Here’s a needed preview of summer, Poppy Garden, by American Impressionist Willard Metcalf (1858-1925), especially for art lovers besieged by snow and […]
Click on the painting to enlarge it. Would you like to follow the figure down the path into an enchanted realm? Entering another dimension where time has stopped, indefinitely suspended. And silence reigns except when the snow drifts down from the branches, gently disappearing as it touches the white covered ground. French Impressionist Alfred […]