Oil painting by Willard Metcalf "Thawing Brook (Winter Shadows), from 1911.

Willard Metcalf: Thawing Brook (Winter Shadows), 1911

A perfect Metcalf painting for a sunny winter day in the aftermath of the recent "blizzardcaine," Storm Nemo. Willard Leroy Metcalf (1858–1925) is normally grouped with the American Impressionists, but Metcalf has always been one of my favorite American painters precisely because he never shaped his paintings to fit the mold of conventional painterly "Impressionist" ...

Images from the book "A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico."

A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico

Winner of the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award. This book, with its unique focus on the entire marine coastal environment, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date field guide available on the southeastern Atlantic Coast Winner of the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award. This book, with its unique focus on the entire marine coastal environment, is ...