Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Paintings of Winter

In honor of the hottest day of the year so far (here), here are some cooling images. We start with three paintings of ice skating in New York's Central Park, spanning a period of nearly 70 years.

Johann Culverhouse: Skating in Central Park (1865)

John O'Brien Inman: Moonlight Skating, Central Park, the Terrace and Lake (1878)

 Agnes Tait: Skating in Central Park (1934)

 Charles Christian Nahl: The Dead Miner (1867)

 John Carlin: Snow Scene at Utica (1873)

 Louis Remy Mignot: Hunters in a Winter Landscape (1856)

Martin Reissner: The 'Forest Queen' in Winter (1857)

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