Famous Artists, Notes on German Culture

A long gone winter, observed from the top of a hill in Meissen, Germany

This is a scene of a long gone winter, observed from the top of a hill in Meissen, Germany. The painting seems to pull you into a past that you never knew, yet it feels as though you are there, on top of the hill. Painted in 1859, it depicts a snowy early evening scene… Continue reading A long gone winter, observed from the top of a hill in Meissen, Germany

Famous Artists, Notes on German Culture

By Ernst Oehme “Cathedral in Winter,1821”

A beautiful blustery winter scene, by Ernst Oehme "Cathedral in Winter,1821"...please click on the picture and look forward through the massive arches... you can see an imposing church structure, given scale by how small the monks appear as they walk toward the warm glow of the windows and doorway. Blowing snow slightly obscures the view,… Continue reading By Ernst Oehme “Cathedral in Winter,1821”