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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 […]

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 […]

William Russell Flint 4

This is post #11 in this mini series of snow scenes. In terms of technique, it’s the most demanding of all so far in this series. Although it’s only 10 by 13 inches ( or 25 by 33 cm ) it was made difficult by 2 factors. First, when the air temperature is close to […]

Snow Scenes #9 – Christmas Edition 0

After looking at paintings of snow scenes created by artists who lived many years ago, it’s time to look at some pictures that have been painted by contemporary artists. What these people have in common is that, apart from being superb concept artists, they are also all featured in the blogroll (see left), and in […]

Richard Müller 5

The symbolist painter and etcher, Richard Müller, has provided the 8th in this series of snow scenes. It’s a painting of his from the end of the Second World War. The Dead Hare The Hare represents Europe, the Jackdaw: Germany and the Magpie is Russia. The symbolism in the image depends on the audience having […]

Ivan F. Choultsé 34

This is number seven in the seasonal series of snow scene themed posts. (Don’t try to say that with a mouthful of crackers.) The first time I came across the work of Ivan Fedorovitch Choultsé, (1877 – 1932) I couldn’t make up my mind whether he was a colourist genius or an early incarnation of […]

Alfred Wierusz-Kowalski 0

We’ve reached #6 in this round-up of seasonal snow scenes and we are still in middle Europe, this time in the company of the genre painter Alfred Wierusz-Kowalski. (1849 – 1915) His genre was definitely horses. Riding Shotgun The image below shows why the man on the back of the sledge was carrying a large […]

Rowland Hilder 8

The work of Rowland Hilder (1905 – 1993) is held up for your admiration in this snow scene, #3 in the advent series. The painting is from an advertisement for beer, and it’s titled ” Whitbread Stout at the Cross Keys Inn” Please click the thumbnail to see a bigger version. I swiped this mini-bio […]