Tag Archives: Denmark

1880: Lake

Carl Frederik Aagaard: View of a Forest Lake with an Angler and His Family (1880)

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1874: Lost Beauties

A few entries from Charles Mackay’s Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets, Clergymen and Public Speakers (1874): Airt, the quarter from which the wind blows. “Helter skelter from a’ airts, In swarms the country drives.” … Continue reading

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1889: Clouds

Marie Triepcke Kroyer: Clouds (1889)

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2004: The Weather Project

Ólafur Elíasson: The Weather Project, an art installation at Tate Modern in London, 2004. Photo by Adrian Rowbotham (source). More information here.

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1902: Grief

Anna Archer: Grief (1902)

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1905: Doors

Vilhelm Hammershøi: Open Doors (1905)

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1862: Billedbog

Pages from a scrapbook billedbog (Danish: “picture book”) made by Hans Christian Andersen and his friend Adolph L. Drewsen for eight-year-old Jonas Drewsen. Andersen and Drewsen both contributed to the collages and wrote stories and poems around the pictures and in … Continue reading

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