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Oak Grove by Ivan Shishkin, 1887 (Wikiart.org)

It was a slow day and a cold day. I could not write. But I could sense winter approaching. Je n’ai qu’une saison. C’est l’hiver.

Yvan Shishkin (25 January 1832 – 20 March 1898) was a Russian landscape painter associated with the Peredvizhniki movement.

Forest Path by Yvan Shishkin, 1863 (Wikiart.org)

The video I have inserted combines images by Yvan Shishkin and music by Mussorgsky, one of the Five. You will hear bells.


Love to everyone 💕

Mussorgsky — Prelude to Khovanshchina (1872-1880)

Portrait of Shishkin by Ivan Kramskoi, 1873 (Wiki2.org)

© Micheline Walker
11 November 2018