Autumn equates harvest. Millet, with peasant origins, identified with the hard work of the country poor. Van Gogh paraphrased it in his work. These oil paintings depict 3 peasant women tediously gleaning a field of stray stalks of wheat left over after the harvest. Both are at the Musee d’Orsay, Paris.
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Colors of Autumn–& Cataracts – in Art & Life! (Monet & My Grandma)
”Japanese Foot Bridge” Claude Monet, c. 1923-25, French Impressionist Travel Tips: Giverny Colors of Autumn–and Cataracts. As we begin to watch the Minnesota colors turn from bright greens to oranges, golds and browns, I have been thinking about paintings that portray autumn. Monet When one thinks of Claude Monet, one usually thinks of soft pastelsContinue reading “Colors of Autumn–& Cataracts – in Art & Life! (Monet & My Grandma)”
Four Seasons – in Art & Life (Arcimboldo)
This time of year we are once again keenly aware of the changing seasons. Italian painter, Arcimboldo, was known for creating imaginative portrait heads of produce such as in his series “Four Seasons” Spring is my favorite! Read more on my blog to Celebrate the 1st day of Spring!