Mountain Archive

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The beautiful, eye candy and fictional looking scene is actually a real place in Wales with a much history hidden under its high hills and deep waters. It is, as the title says itself, the Cadair Idris – the chair of Idris. In Welsh mythology, Idris was a giant who used the hill as a chair to gaze upon the stars. Derived from the mythology, the place became known as Cadair Idris. English painter might have been attracted to the place for its mythological importance as well as the astonishing beauty. We see a certain completeness in the scene as nothing else seems to be left out. Painting contains an artistic play of colors in which the artist has used the most darker colors at […]

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Beautiful natural sceneries have always amazed human-brain and that could be the reason most artist tries to depict the natural landscapes at least for once. The tranquility, pureness and transparency found in a natural environment are found nowhere else. There is no falsehood here. The honesty of the scenery may be is the lucrative element. The current portrayal made in 1888 represents the highland cattle in a landscape. The place is set among the mountains where the chill is the natural element. The cattle depicted here are no normal. They are the special breed who can survive the chill, which won’t be bearable for the normal beef cattle. That’s why, for the inhabitants of the highlands these highland cattle are the only option to accomplish […]

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