Winter In Art

W Winter is here! My favorite kind of winter is a white one: crisp and snowy. Here are my top 5 favorite paintings, which beautifully depicts this wonderful season. 

 

5 Best Winter Artworks: What caught my attention online

 

№ 1 The Magpie by Claude Monet

The Magpie (La Pie) is an oil-on-canvas landscape painting by a French artist, created during the winter of 1868–1869 near the commune of Étretat in Normandy. You can enjoy it in Paris, at Musee d’Orse
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№ 2 Winter. Thaw. by Constantine Gorbatov

One of those winter days, when the sun is warm and snow is starting to melt. A fun day to enjoy and the snow; perfect for snowman making. 1910. Russia.

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№ 3 Winter Landscape With Church by Constantine Gorbatov

The same artist, different view. This winter landscape was painted in 1925.

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№ 4 Winter Landscape by Vasily Backsheev

This calm winter landscape was painted by another Russian artist, Vasily Baсksheev, in 1909. Those Russians know winter!

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№ 5 Night Snow at Kambara by Utagawa Hiroshige

This landscape was painted by a master in 1833, in Japan. The artist was famous for his composition and landscapes. No wonder, western artists closely studied his’s work, and then some, such as Vincent van Gogh, painted copies of Hiroshige’s prints.

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[Wikipedia, Wikimedia, www.artic.edu, www.allforchildren.ru]

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