Summertime

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”
― Henry James

Summertime – what a glorious time of year! Many artists must have agreed, as they chose to memorialize symbols of this special season in their paintings and sculpture.  Caldwell Gallery Hudson features many of these evocative works for your consideration in our current exhibit Summertime.

In the summer, fruits and flowers are ripe for the picking,

Levi Wells Prentice, Basket of Peaches

Levi Wells Prentice “Basket of Peaches”

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Happy Birthday Wilson Irvine (1869-1936)

There have been so many amazing artists in the United States and Wilson Henry Irvine, born on February 28, 1869, was one of them. So today we’re going to break out some cake and candles and celebrate his birthday.

Chicago born, and academically trained at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1895-1903, Irvine’s love of nature drove his artistic passions. Continue reading

Falling for Fall

Wilson Irvine's painting The Stone Bridge

An exceptional Wilson Irvine of a stone bridge in Old Lyme, CT.

I love fall, and by fall I’m referring to places where the leaves change. Apologies to those of you residing in LA or Miami Beach – but if the leaves don’t change, it isn’t really fall in my humble opinion. Continue reading