Monthly Archives: December 2010

Gavril Pavlovich Kondratenko 1854 – 1924 2

The fifth of a series of snow themed posts, for this season of the year. Winter Morning 1901 (Click all these images to enlarge them please.) Landscape With Pagoda Gavriil Kondratenko was born in 1854. Studied at The Saint Petersburg Imperial Academy of Fine Arts from K.Gun and M. (Mikhail Konstantinovich) Klodt. Author of the […]

Charles Tunnicliffe 1901 – 1979 2

The fourth in a seasonal series of short entries featuring snow. Today’s subject is Charles Tunnicliffe; Etcher, engraver and painter, whose principal subject was bird life and the natural countryside. “Company of Whitethroats” ( Please click these images to enlarge them ). Charles Tunnicliffe RA OBE 1901 – 1979 Charles Tunnicliffe was born in Macclesfield, […]

Theodor Kittelsen 0

The third in a pre-Christmas line up of snow paintings. From “The Christmas Troll” (Juletroll ) 1907 ( Click to enlarge, please ) At about the time when yesterday’s subject, Victor Westerholm, was active in Finland, another Scandinavian artist was struggling to make a living in Norway. While we have by and large forgotten the […]

Victor Westerholm 0

“Midwinter Sun” by Victor Westerholm (1860-1919) ( Click for big, as usual. ) This is the second in a seasonal series of paintings featuring snow. Westerholm’s bio reads: born at Turku, Finland on January 4, 1860 and died in Turku on 19 November, 1919. He first studied under Eugen Dücker in Düsseldorf. He then became […]

John Young-Hunter 6

A couple of years back I posted a series of winter themed paintings in the run-up to Christmas. ( Go back to the post about Arkhip Kuinji, on the 17th December 2007 ). Those posts were short and sweet, and featured painters whose work I had recently stumbled upon. The only thing that united them […]