Thomas Cole "The Voyage of Life - Manhood" (1840)
Sunset tonight was so awesome, I couldn’t bear to take a picture - too terrifying to even try to capture it. Conjured up Cole.
Perhaps we could rename the Cole painting: “Small investor contemplating financial markets, 2011.” Over the rapids.
Bill – Cole’s “Voyage of life” series is about personal development – (I have all 4 prints on my wall at home)
But Cole did another series that is more appropriate called “The course of empire” – here’s the last two stages – “Destruction” & “Desolation”. You chose.: