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  • Frits Thaulow

    One of my favorite painters is a relatively unknown Norwegian painter and engraver named Frits Thaulow. I only discovered Thaulow because the Philadelphia Museum of Art happens to have a stunning painting of his in their permanent collection called Water Mill. It is a large work (32 x 47 5/8 inches – 81.3 x 121…

  • Eye Candy for Today: Thaulow’s river

    River, Frits Thaulow On Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the Bergen Kunstmuseum. I just love the way Thaulow handles the depiction of water, particularly the surface of small streams. I can’t think of anyone who does it better. For more, see my previous posts on Frits Thaulow.

  • Eye Candy for Today: Thaulow’s Water Mill

    I’m happy to say that after several months of being relegated to the stacks, one of my favorite paintings is back on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Water Mill by Frits Thaulow. I don’t think anyone handles the reflections, translucency and surface motion of small streams better than Thaulow. Unfortunately, the museum’s page…

  • Artists’ interpretations of Spring

    A few paintings of Spring to mark the Vernal Equinox, and for those in the Southern Hemisphere, I’ve included Arthur Streeton’s Autumn (images above, bottom), to celebrate their oncoming season. The inclusion of JW Waterhouse’s Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May (images above, second from bottom) prompted me to include the relevant verse from Robert…

  • Charles Conder

    Born in England, Charles Conder spent a significant part of his career in Australia, where he became integral to the Heidelberg School of Australian art, becoming friends with notable figures like Arthur Streeton and Tom Roberts, and sharing a studio with the latter. Conder spent the latter part of his career in Europe, where he…

  • Treasure trove of high-res images from Nationalmuseum Stockholm

    In a gesture to make up for the inaccessibility of much of the museum’s collections during a major renovation to the building, the Nationalmuseum Stockholm has just released 3000 high resolution public domain art images from its collection to Wikimedia Commons. There is an article on the museum’s website here. The images are arranged on…