Chilly Paintings

 Posted by on 15 January 2014 at 2:00 pm  Art
Jan 152014

For those of you feeling chilly lately, you might be able to relate — perhaps more than you’d like — to these paintings of winter. Here’s my favorite (click to enlarge):

That’s A Late Afternoon In Winter by Louis Apol (1850-1936). I love it precisely because it’s so desolate: it’s just one man (and his horses) against pitiless nature. Oh, how warm and safe the seat by the hearth will feel after such an outing!

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