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Long Shadows. Cattle on the Island of Saltholm  1890

by Theodor Philipsen

The short, brisk, richly coloured brushstrokes make the picture vibrate with light, colour, and atmosphere. Philipsen is not, however, an impressionist in the French sense of the concept. He was not interested in ”modern life”. [br] In his paintings, he almost turns his back on it in favour of the simple life within nature, often taking a form such as this almost transce...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark