The Lifeboat is Taken through the Dunes  1883

by Michael Ancher

The low, dark winter skies and densely filled picture plane deepens the sense of intense concentration, of heroic grandeur. [br] [b]The painting's composition[/b] The waves on the bluish-black ocean seem to force their way up into the snow-covered dunes which echo the tumbling waves by lifting up the lifeboat, prefiguring the launch of the boat and how it will break thr...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark

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