Aurora In Art

Aurora are works of art in their own right. Of course artists have been reproducing aurora in paintings and illustration since it was possible. Below are some examples of aurora in art, including various media. It’s interesting to see how the aurora can even be reproduced using woodcut.

Frederic Edwin Church (American), Aurora Borealis, 1865, 56x83, 1911.4.1, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Frederic Edwin Church (American), Aurora Borealis, 1865, 56×83, 1911.4.1, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Edward Whymper (British mountaineer and illustrator, London, 1840 - Chamonix, 1911), Aurora Borealis, color woodcut, with watercolor
Edward Whymper (British mountaineer and illustrator, London, 1840 – Chamonix, 1911), Aurora Borealis, color woodcut, with watercolor
Northern Lights by Meyers Konv-Lexicon, 1870
Northern Lights by Meyers Konv-Lexicon, 1870

'Aurora Borealis' Woodcut print by Finnish artist Aukusti Tuhko. 1937
‘Aurora Borealis’ Woodcut print by Finnish artist Aukusti Tuhko. 1937
Authors & illustrators Edgar Parin d'Aulaire, Ingri Parin d'Aulaire, 1972
Authors & illustrators Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, Ingri Parin d’Aulaire, 1972
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