Here’s a winter landscape painting by a 19th century geologist.
This was a sight to chill a seaman’s heart: the Flying Dutchman, speeding before her own ghost wind and crewed by a company of the dead. She augured death to those who spied her.
“I want the elemental, infinite thing; I want to paint the rhythm of eternity.”
Isaac van Ostade didn’t have to travel the world to find his inspiration.
Wilhelm Carl Räuber was a German painter of the latter half of the 19th and first quarter of the 20th century.
“When a thing has the elements of beauty from the beginning, it cannot be destroyed.”
Pilot Mountain in Surry County, NC, has special significance in our family history.
Today we would like to introduce you to the Kuenstlerdorf Worpswede and a group of painters who were inspired by this little village in the north of Germany, and its surrounding moor called Teufelsmoor, or Devil’s Bog.
Andreas Achenbach was probably the most influential German landscape painter of the Romantic period.
Thomas Cole was a 19th-century painter known for his landscape and history paintings, which is why we picked him for today’s art feature.