Here’s a winter landscape painting by a 19th century geologist.
This English poet with the Italian name was a painter as well as a poet.
A native of Saxony, Hacker appears to have lived in Munich, Bavaria from 1862 onward.
In addition to painting, T. C. Steele contributed writings, public lectures, and hours of community service on art juries. He was also involved in organizing pioneering art associations, such as the Society of Western Artists.
This day in 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, to Mable Suffield and Arthur Reuel Tolkien. His father’s name would be the name J.R.R. would become famous under some 60 years later, but his heart was in the ancestral home of the Suffield’s in England’s West Midlands. Mabel and Belladonna