homework

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esbjorn doing his homework (1912) carl larsson

that feeling – when it’s so nice outside but you have work to do. man.

the ice maiden

the ice maiden (1915)edmund dulac

1915 you say! this looks like something a modern day illustrator would create and sell prints of on etsy. except 1000 x better (edmund would have been a hit on etsy)

winter magic

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Winter Magic (1934) – C. Jac Young

i am cr-r-r-r-r-aaaaaving winter.


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central park

Neither the cold of winter nor the gloom of the Great Depression kept the children of New York City from enjoying Central Park, the city’s greatest green space. Artist Carl Nelson had almost as much fun as the children, drawing by the hour despite the chill of February 1934. When his hands got cold, Nelson recalled, he “would go to the monkey house in the Central Park Zoo to warm up.”