Saturday, August 15, 2015

Gardens of northern Europe & the amazing Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden



 Anna Gardell-Ericson (Norwegian artist, 1853-1939) Summer at Hejdeby in Kräklingbo



Johannes Grenness (Norwegian artist, 1875-1963)  A woman seated in a garden.  Grenness painted in Norway, Germany, & Denmark.



 Frits Thaulow (Norwegian artist, 1847-1906) In the Garden 1882



Johannes Grenness (Norwegian artist, 1875-1963)  A woman in a red dress in a garden with poppies 1914. Grenness painted in Norway, Germany, & Denmark.



Gustav Wentzel (Norwegian artist, 1859-1927) Nypetornbusken - The Rose Tree 1909



Johannes Grenness (Norwegian artist, 1875-1963) A Summer day in the garden.  Grenness painted in Norway, Germany, & Denmark.

I have no paintings of The Arctic-alpine Botanic Garden (Arktisk alpin Botanisk hage) which opened in 1994, but it is an amazing garden.  It is the world's northernmost botanic garden, located in Tromsø, Norway, and run by the Tromsø University Museum. 


 Meconopsis betonicifolia Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden, Norway



 Large Pink (Dianthus superbus) Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden, Norway



 Saxifraga fernandi Coburgi Dracula Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden, Norway



 Pulsatilla halle Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden, Norway



 Primula sikkimensis Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden, Norway



Lewisia rediviva (Rocky Mountains) Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden, Norway


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