Eye Candy for Today: Joaquim Vancells, “February”

February, Joaquim Vancells, landscape painting

February, Joaquim Vancells, landscape painting, details

February, Joaquim Vancells

Oil on canvas, roughly 40 x 60 inches (104 x 155 cm)

Link is to zoomable image on Google Art Project, downloadable version on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya.

Catalonian painter Joaquim Vancells invites us into a quiet forest landscape in the heart of winter. I like the way the details of sticks, leaves and undergrowth ground us in the environment, while the meandering path in center invites us farther into the misty depths of the woodland.

 
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One Reply to “Eye Candy for Today: Joaquim Vancells, “February””

  1. Don Juaquim Vancell Vieta’s obituary is to be read in La Vanguardia, the Sunday edition of January the 10th. 1943. Page 6.
    He was the widower of Doña Júlia Amat Brugada

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