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Archive for July 25, 2013

Art and Music: Mendelssohn’s Watercolors

Watercolor by Felix Mendelssohn of an unknown subject

Felix Mendelssohn was a beacon in his world, whether as conductor, composer, scholar or painter. As a painter, he wallowed in images of man in dialogue with nature: landscapes with buildings or people under trees. The image to the right is of an unknown subject, but brings to mind the mysterious, churning sounds