Grant Wood, 'Spring in the Country', (1941).  Mr. Wood's style is so distinctive!  His subjects have a solidness & substance to them.  The composition is deceptive - it looks simplistic and somewhat sparse.  Much more complex than it appears!  I like it for it's uniqueness!

Grant Wood (American, Spring in the Country, Oil on cardboard. Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Iowa.

Lawren Harris "Lake Superior Sketch II" c.1924

huariqueje: “ Lake Superior Sketch LI, c. - Lawren S. Harris, 1923 Canadian, oil on panel; x cm Collection of the AGW ”

South Riding by Winifred Holtby. Never out of print since publication in 1936. Link to interesting BBC article about it and Holtby: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2011/feb/19/south-riding-winifred-holtby-rereading

All about South Riding: An English Landscape by Winifred Holtby. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers

Eric Ravilious (1903-1942), Chalk Paths, 1935

Robert Macfarlane walks the South Downs

Chalk Paths I 1935 I Eric Ravilious I South Downs, Sussex, England I Watercolour

"December" wood engraving by Eric Ravilious for the Kynoch Press, 1933. The Kynoch Press produced an annual notebook with decorations, which served as a showcase for their range of typefaces. Eric Ravilious was asked to design the 1933 notebook.

"December" wood engraving by Eric Ravilious for the Kynoch Press, The Kynoch Press produced an annual notebook with decorations, which served as a showcase for their range of typefaces. Eric Ravilious was asked to design the 1933 production.

Lawren Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris (Canadian, From the North Shore, Lake Superior, circa 1927 Oil on canvas

Eric Ravilious http://www.rennart.co.uk/images/wilmingtongiantlarge.jpg

Robert Macfarlane walks the South Downs

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