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A few paintings from the forest of Fontainebleau

Wikimedia Commons, with its wonderful, clunky mishmash of art images — superb high quality high resolution images from the best sources next to low resolution low quality and off color images from questionable sources — has some equally eccentric systems of categorization, which results in Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Peder Mønsted forest landscape

Skogslandskap, Peder Mørk Mønsted On Wikimedia Commons, I don’t know the location of the original, but I know it passed through Bukowski’s Auctions in the recent past, so I assume it’s in a private collection (not mine — sigh). I think the title can be Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Shishkin’s pine forest

Morning in a Pine Forest, Ivan Shishkin and Konstantin Savitsky. Shishkin supposedly had help from Savitsky in painting the bears, and perhaps some of the layout, but Savitsky’s name was later removed from the attribution. Link is to Wikimedia Commons; click through for a high-resolution Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Achenbach’s Snowy Forest

Snowy Forest, Andreas Achenbach Watercolor, 16×24″ (42x62cm). A little reminder for those of us here in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. that snow can be beautiful. On Google Art Project. High res downloadable on Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf.