Twilight in the City

If this painting by Frederic Edwin Church called Twilight in the Wilderness is an example of the Romantic period,

Frederic Edwin Church Twilight in the Wilderness

…is this Chicago sunset a few nights ago an example of Unromantic?

twilight in the city

The emotion of the photos seems very similar to the “romantic” ideal, but the subject matter–are a bungalow, a bridge over a canal, and an industrial boulevard appropriate topics for romantic themes?


railroad bridge500

industrial boulevard500

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