A Little Art Appreciation on this Friday

Happy Friday all!  It's July and it's hot!  Wouldn't today be the perfect day to spend wondering through an art museum and taking in all the beautiful creations?  Imagine yourself walking through the quiet, cool rooms, enjoying all the paintings, sculptures, and objects.  It sounds peaceful doesn't it?

Okay, back to reality.  We are all going about our lives as usual today, working and taking care of those we love.  Never fear though, today I'm bringing some art to you.  Take a deep breath and some time to appreciate the work of these masters, all of whom happen to have been born in July.

Andrew Wyeth (July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009)

   Branch in the Snow  , 1980

Branch in the Snow, 1980

   Wet Sand  , 1952

Wet Sand, 1952

   French Twist , 1967

French Twist, 1967

Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918)

   Judith I ,  1901

Judith I, 1901

   Water Serpents II  , 1904

Water Serpents II, 1904

   Portrait of a Lady,  1917

Portrait of a Lady, 1917

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 1, 1606 – October 4, 1669)

    Portrait of Rembrandt ,    1640    

Portrait of Rembrandt1640

 

      Three Studies of a Child, One Study of a Woman  , 1640-1645   

 

Three Studies of a Child, One Study of a Woman, 1640-1645

 

    The Three Trees    , 1650    

The Three Trees, 1650

 

 

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (July 16, 1796 – February 22, 1875)

   Souvenir de Mortefontaine  , 1864

Souvenir de Mortefontaine, 1864

   The Beach, Étretat  , 1872

The Beach, Étretat, 1872

   The Church at Essommes, near the Chateau Thierry  , 1856

The Church at Essommes, near the Chateau Thierry, 1856

Thanks for reading and have a wonderful weekend!

~Claire