"Look again. There's a lot more to see."
Cultured Wednesday: Cropsey’s Greenwood Lake
Frank Cropsey believed that nature was a direct manifestation of God, or so they say.
Cultured Wednesday: Steele’s Ohio River
In addition to painting, T. C. Steele contributed writings, public lectures, and hours of community service on art juries. He was also involved in organizing pioneering art associations, such as the Society of Western Artists.
Cultured Wednesday: Wright’s Lure of the Mountain
Mountain men were most common in the North American Rocky Mountains from about 1810 through to the 1880s.
Cultured Wednesday: Sargent’s Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose
The title for this painting comes from the refrain of a popular song "Ye Shepherds Tell Me" by Joseph Mazzinghi, a pastoral glee for a trio of male voices, which mentions Flora wearing "A wreath around her head, around her head she wore, / Carnation, lily, lily, rose".
Cultured Wednesday: Hopper’s Lighthouse at Two Lights
I am not a huge fan of Hopper's, but this painting is hauntingly beautiful.
Cultured Wednesday: Kensett’s Lake George
Lake George was a favorite with the Hudson River School painters.