There is always something special to me about a stormy coast, the wind whipping against your face, taking your breath away as it catches in your throat and the world fading far away as only the only sound you can hear is the growl of the wind as it fill your ears, whispering secrets only you both know :)
“Impression, Sunrise" (detail), 1872, Claude Monet.
This painting gave rise to the name of the Impressionist movement.
"Landscape is nothing but an impression, and an instantaneous one, hence this label that was given us, by the way because of me. I had sent a thing done in Le Havre, from my window, sun in the mist and a few masts of boats sticking up in the foreground. … They asked me for a title for the catalogue, it couldn’t really be taken for a view of Le Havre, and I said: ‘Put Impression.’”