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One of the most overlooked aspects these days is simple weather imagery. As the old tv commercial used to say "it's not nice to fool mother nature." In this vein of looking back, here are some of the better paintings we have used over the past few years to depict that most rugged time of landscape painting, winter time.

1845 Buffalo Hunt in Snow Shoes by George CatlinGeorge Catlin (1796-1872), Dakota Buffalo Hunt in Snow Shoes, New Britain Museum of American Art

 1822 decamp alexandre clark art20151224 123844 1Alexander-Gabriel Decamps, French, 1803–1860, The Poacher circa 1847, Clark Art Institute

1860 durrie metGeorge Durrie (1820-1863), Red School House, 1858, Metropolitan Museum of Art

1864 blythe hungtingtonDavid Gilmour Blythe (1815–1865), The Halfway House, 1863, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

1865 church smith american artFrederic Church (1826-1900), Aura Borealis, 1865, Smithsonian Museum of American Art

1873 pissaro Piette clarkCamille Pissaro (French 1830-1903), Piette's House at Montfoucault, France, 1874, Clark Art Institute

1880 pissaro pastel paris clarkCamille Pissaro (French 1830-1903), Boulevard de Rochechouart, Paris, 1880, Clark Art Institute

1890 blakelock0insane asylu questroyalRalph Blakelock (1847-1919), Middletown Insane Asylum, 

1891 monet metClaude Monet (1840-1926), Haystacks (Effect of Snow and Sun), 1891, Metropolitan Museum of Art1902remington scout clarkFrederic Remington (1860-1909), The Scout (Friend or Foe), Clark Art Institute1907kent met

Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), Winter, Monhegan Island, 1907, Metropolitan Museum of Art,1910 bellows brooklynGeorge Bellows (1882-1925), A Morning Snow, Hudson River, 1910, Brooklyn Museum1920 biddle nyplGeorge Biddle (1885-1973), New York in Winter, New York Public Library1930 lyman wigginsGuy C. Wiggins (1883-1962), Snowed under in New York, Lyman Allyn Art Museum,1934 smithsonian AAMskolfield raymondRaymond White Skolfield (1909-1996), Natural Power, 1934, Smithsonian American Art Museum1950 moses nbmaaAnna Mary Robertson Moses (1860–1961), Winter near Hoosic Falls, NY, circa 1950, New Britain Museum of American Art



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