NORTHWEST WEATHER WATCH
Weather in Art
During the weather unit it would be fun to look at weather through the
eyes of an artist as well as from the scientific point of view. The following
is a list of art resources depicting different types of weather. Replicas of
these pieces could be placed around the classroom and be used for springboards
into writing and art lessons.
List of individual masterpieces by different artists
- How Artists See the WEATHER by Colleen Carroll
- Microsoft ART GALLERY: The Collection of the National Gallery,
London, available on CDROM.
- Weather in Art links
- Path in the Ile Saint-Martin, Vetheuil. Claude Monet, French,
1840-1926. Oil on canvas, 1990.
- The Thames at Westminster (Westminster Bridge). Claude Monet,
French, 1840-1926. Oil on canvas, 1871.
- Merced River, Yosemite Valley. Albert Bierstadt,
American, 1830-1902. Oil on canvas, 1866.
- Fur Traders Descending the Missouri. George Caleb Bingham,
American, 1808-1879. Oil on canvas, ca. 1845.
- Approaching Storm. Neil Welliver, American, b. 1929.
- The Green Vineyard. Vincent van Gogh, French, 1853-1890.
- At the Seaside. William Merritt Chase, American, 1849-1916. Oil
on canvas. ca. 1892.
- Wheatfields. Jacob van Ruisdael, Dutch, 1628/29-1682.
Oil on canvas.
- View of Toledo. El Greco (Domenicos Theotocopoulos). Spanish
(b. Crete), 1541-1614. Oil on canvas.
- Sudden Shower over New Great Bridge and Atake. Utagawa
Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797-1858. Woodblock print in colors from the series
One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 1857.
- Passing Away of the Storm. John Frederick Kensett, American.
1816-1872. Oil on canvas, 1872.
- Beach Scene. James Hamilton, American, 1819-1878. Watercolor and
gouache on off-white paper. ca. 1865.
- Hurricane, Bahamas. Winslow Homer, American, 1836-1910.
Watercolor and graphite on paper, 1898.
- Winter in Union Square. Childe Hassam, American, 1859-1935. oil
on canvas, 1890.
- The Birches. Neil Welliver, American, b. 1929. Oil on canvas,
- The Houses of Parliament (Effect of Fog). Claude Monet, French,
1840-1926. Oil on canvas, 1903.
- Pink Dawn. Jules Olitski, American. Colorfield painting, 1996
- L'Hermitage. Camille Pissarro, French, 1830-1903. Oil on canvas,
- Vetheuil in Summer. Claude Monet, French, 1840-1926. Oil on