Here's a winter landscape painting by a 19th century geologist.
Cultured Wednesday: The Flying Dutchman
This was a sight to chill a seaman's heart: the Flying Dutchman, speeding before her own ghost wind and crewed by a company of the dead. She augured death to those who spied her.
Cultured Wednesday: Rockwell Kent’s “Snowy Fields”
"I want the elemental, infinite thing; I want to paint the rhythm of eternity."
Cultured Wednesday: Isaac van Ostade
Isaac van Ostade didn't have to travel the world to find his inspiration.
Cultured Wednesday: Wilhelm Carl Räuber
Wilhelm Carl Räuber was a German painter of the latter half of the 19th and first quarter of the 20th century.
Cultured Wednesday: Albert Pinkham Ryder
"When a thing has the elements of beauty from the beginning, it cannot be destroyed."
Cultured Wednesday: Pretty Pilot Mountain
Pilot Mountain in Surry County, NC, has special significance in our family history.
Cultured Wednesday: Artists Colony Worpswede
Today we would like to introduce you to the Kuenstlerdorf Worpswede and a group of painters who were inspired by this little village in the north of Germany, and its surrounding moor called Teufelsmoor, or Devil's Bog.
Cultured Wednesday: Andreas Achenbach
Andreas Achenbach was probably the most influential German landscape painter of the Romantic period.
Cultured Wednesday: Thomas Cole
Thomas Cole was a 19th-century painter known for his landscape and history paintings, which is why we picked him for today's art feature.