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Top ten winter-related artworks (slide show)

Doomsday was an epic fail, but winter still arrived. Get in the mood, and keep it frosted with these chill scenes from art history.

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Photograph: Courtesy Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

Pieter Bruegel The Elder, The Hunters in the Snow, 1565

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Photograph: Courtesy National Gallery of Scotland

Sir Henry Raeburn, Portrait of The Reverend Robert Walker Skating, 1784

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Caspar David Friedrich, Cloister Cemetery in the Snow, 1817-1819, destroyed 1945

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Hiroshige, Snow falling on a town, c.1833

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Photograph: Courtesy Colby College Museum of Art

James Whistler, Harmony in Grey—Chelsea in Ice, 1864

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Vincent Van Gogh, Snowy Landscape with Stooping Woman, 1889

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Photograph: Courtesy The J. Paul Getty Museum

Claude Monet, Wheatstacks, Snow Effect, Morning, 1891

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Photograph: Courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Kasimir Malevich, Morning in the Village after Snowstorm, 1912

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Photograph: Courtesy Stedelijk Museum

Marc Chagall, the Fiddler, 1913

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Photograph: Courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art

John Sloan, Backyards, Greenwhich Village, 1914

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Photograph: Courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum

Agnes Tait, Skating in Central Park, 1934

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Photograph: Couresty Delaware Art Museum

Andrew Wyeth, Tenant Farmer, 1961

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