Winter~ January 19

Children Playing in the Snow under Plum Trees in Bloom by Yōshū Chikanobu

1887 / Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper /
Image: 14”x28 3/4” / The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Snow-Covered Field with a Harrow (after Millet) by Vincent van Gogh

1890 / Oil on canvas / 28”x36” / Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

Winter~ January 13

Tokiwa Gozen, from the series Lives of Wise and Heroic Women by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

About 1841-42 / Woodblock print; ink and color on paper / 14”x9 11/16” / Various collections

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The Forest in Winter at Sunset by Théodore Rousseau

c.1846–1867 / Oil on canvas / 64”x102 3/8” / Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Winter~ January 12

A Raja Enjoys a Huqqa During a Cold Winter Night / Pahari School, northern India

c.1825-1850 / Pigments hand-tinted with gold on paper / 9 1/2”x5 3/4” / Private collection

Teahouse at Koishikawa The Morning After a Snowfall by Katsushika Hokusai

c.1830–32 / Woodblock print; ink and color on paper / 10 1/8”x15” / Various collections

Winter~ January 9

The Four Seasons: Winter by François Boucher

1755 / Oil on canvas / 22 3/8”x28 3/4” / The Frick Collection, New York, NY
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Courtesan Watching Two Kamuro Make a Snow Dog by Suzuki Harunobu

About 1767-68 / Woodblock print; ink and color on paper / 11 1/16”x8 1/16” / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Winter~ January 7

Bamboo in Snow by Hu Zhengyan

After 1633, before 1703 / Page from woodblock printed book, mounted as album leaf; ink and color on paper /
9 13/16”x11 5/16” / Arthur M. Sackler Museum (Harvard Art Museums)

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The Castle of Muiden in Winter by Jan Abrahamsz Beerstraaten

1658 / Oil on canvas / 37 9/10”x50 9/10” / The National Gallery, London

Winter~ January 2

Wintry Groves and Layered Banks (detail) by Dong Yuan

c.950 / Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk /
71 1/2”x45 4/5” /
Kurokawa Institute of Ancient Cultures, Nishinomiya, Japan

 

Allegory of winter, medallion from Allegory and Effects of Good and Bad Government by Ambrogio Lorenzetti

1338-1340 / Series of fresco panels / Palazzo Pubblico (Town Hall), Siena, Italy

December 30~ Animals in Art

Untitled (Dancing Dog)  by  Keith Haring

1981 / Sumi ink, and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas / 107”x186” / Private collection

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Standing Glass Fish  by  Frank Gehry

1986 / Wood, glass, steel, silicone, plexiglass, and rubber / 22 feet high /
Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, on long-term loan from the Minneapolis/Walker Art Center Sculpture Garden

December 10~ Animals in Art

Mounted ruler (so-called Horseman) / Edo peoples, Benin kingdom, Nigeria

16th century / Copper alloy / 18”x11” / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Puppy Playing with a Pheasant Feather / Attributed to Yi Am

16th century / 12.25”x17.25” / Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk / Philadelphia Museum of Art