Spring in History – Artists Inspired By The SeasonMay 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | Posted in Conventional Art, Inspirational, Seasonal | Leave a comment
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There are many Artists in history, who have used Spring as a theme for their many famous paintings. Using beautiful fields, sunshine, budding trees, children, animals and water as an inspiration to create colorful and warming images on canvas that makes you feel as if you are right there in the painting. Although there are many famous artist who have captured this time of year vividly, we wanted to share two Painters who visually bring spring to life with a passionate stroke of a paintbrush….
Claude Monet(November 14, 1840 – December 5, 1926) photo credit: Wikipedia
Claude Monet was the founder of French Impressionist painting. His paintings can be viewed as a painted “snapshot” very close to our camera and phone photos today. The shading and the use of pastels can be captivating and yet calming. By looking at the two paintings below, can you almost feel the breeze coming from the trees?Springtime 1872 photo credit: Wikipedia An Orchard in Spring 1886 photo credit: WikiPaintings ————————————————————————————————
Vincent van Gogh(March 30, 1853 – July 29, 1890) photo credit: ArtFactory.com
Vincent Van Gogh was a Dutch post Impressionist artist, who was not only remembered for his mental turmoil and severing his earlobe, but was remember post death as one of the greatest most brilliant artists/ painters. He definitely poured his heart and soul into his work. Displaying a wonderful contrast of pastels colors that will leave you visually believing the painting has come to life. Can you imagine yourself sitting accompanying the man in the boat listing to the spring leavers dangle as the breeze hit them or the vivid smell of the blossoms?Fishing in Spring 1887 photo credit: Wikepedia Almond Blossoms 1890 photo credit: Wikipedia
Take a moment today to possibly research more work from these artists or others who have used the beauty of spring as their inspiration to create the most famous art work to date not only hanging in museums or being kept in hidden confinement but are also being replicated to bless our homes with a taste of history.