Thursday, July 23, 2020

Cooling Off

I think rain is as necessary to the mind as to vegetation. My very thoughts become thirsty, and crave the moisture.
~John Burroughs

It's been unpleasantly hot in my corner of the world recently. The only respite is while it's raining, so that's the subject of Art Thursday this week.

Tarda de pluja
by Santiago Rusiñol

April Showers, Napa Valley
by Jules Tavernier, c. 1800

La rue de la Douane à Strasbourg, effet de pluie
by Lothar von Seebach

Rainy Night, Charing Cross Shops
Joseph Pennell (1857–1926)

Rain in oak forest
by Ivan Shishkin (1832–1898)

Stadttheater and Alleestrasse
by Ludvig Munthe

More rainy posts:
It's Gonna Rain (song)
Five Things about the Rainbow (poem)
A Rainy Evening with Turn Signal by Windshield Wiper (poem)


Pop said...

Wonderful works of art today. It seems like it has rained at least every other day this week. Our veggies have loved it. :-)

Liz Steinglass said...

Beautiful! The storms have been such a relief to me.

Molly Hogan said...

I love the art you've shared in this post. Hoping for a bit more rain here...