lauantai 11. marraskuuta 2017


Bridal Procession on the Hardangerfjord, by Adolph Tidemand and Hans Gude. 1848

Travel time 16 days
Distance travelled 796 km
Received on 17 May, 2017 
Sent by Sissel in Tromso, Norway

Adolph Tidemand ( 1814 – 1876) was a noted Norwegian romantic nationalism painter. Among his best known paintings are The Haugeans, 1852 and The Bridal Procession in Hardanger,1848.

Hans Fredrik Gude (1825 – 1903) was also a Norwegian romanticist painter is considered  to be one of Norway's foremost landscape painters. He has been called a mainstay of Norwegian National Romanticism.  Tidemand and Gude collaborated on several other paintings, all of which featured people in boats and Norwegian nature.

Cesar Buenaventura.  (1922-1983) Nipa Hut, 1940, UST Museum Manila

Travel time 27 days
Distance travelled 8,998 km
Received on 25 Aug, 2017
Sent by Kirsten, Philippines

Cesar Buenaventura was a Filipino painter known throughout his home country for his vibrantly colorful and thickly painted depictions of landscapes and people of the Philippines. Buenaventura often depicted farmers plowing fields or fisherman coming back from the sea, focusing on quiet scenes of everyday domestic and agrarian life. 

The Nipa hut is a type of stilt house indigenous to the vast majority of lowland Austronesian cultures of the Philippines. It often serves as an icon of Philippine culture or, more specifically, Filipino rural culture.

For more postcards, check Maria's  Postcards for the weekend 60: Reflections

3 kommenttia:

  1. So different landscapes and paintings, and both beautiful.

  2. Beautiful painting reproductions on postcards. By the way, I used to live in something similar to a nipa hut when I was a little girl. It's nice to see these houses here in your page. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Beautiful postcards!
    How nice to read that Maria knows the nipa houses from her childhood.
    And I had to enlarge the first postcard on my phone to see it is a painting, not a photo.
    Beautiful reflections!


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