Monday, September 21, 2009

Frederick Judd Waugh

Southwesterly Gale, St Ives 1907

Here's a link to an interesting post on Frederick Judd Waugh

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Frederick Judd Waugh - American

Warm glow of early or last light on the rocks to left and right, linked by a trail of sunlit foam.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Lemuel Eldred

The Great Cliffs

Frederick Judd Waugh - American

The Spell of the Sea, 25 x 30 inches
The choice of a grey sky, rather than blue, allows the painting to focus on the dramatic white foam contrasted with the dark rocks. Focussing on a single element as subject makes for a much more powerful image.

Anthonie P Schotel


Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Stanley Cursiter - British

Orkney Cliffs

Lionel Walden - American 1863-1933

Moonlight over the Coast, 27 x 30 inches

Karl Schmidt - American 1890-1962

Crashing Waves, 34 x 43 inches

Hermann Herzog 1831-1932 German American

Scene Near Camden, Penobscot Bay, Maine,
27 x 22 inches
The strip of shining water provides a nice contrasting element to the dark horizontals of the boat hulls.

Frederick Judd Waugh - American 1861-1940

Green Wave, 1935, 24 x 32 inches
Reddish hues in the rocks bring out the green of the wave, the subject of the painting.

John A Noble - American 1923 - 1983

Raising the Jib, 63 x 82 cm
Interesting contrast between loose expressive brushstrokes in the background, and precise drawing in the foreground.