Tag Archive: 19th century art

Mar 02

Arts Everyday Living: Woman on a Beach and the Perfect Companion

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it           WOMAN ON A BEACH AND THE PERFECT COMPANION     ____________________ ____________________ Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction.  No, read in order to live. Gustave Flaubert, Letter, 1857 Although …

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Apr 20

Arts Everyday Living: A Walk into the Past—Old Fashioned Girl, Emerging Woman

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           A WALK INTO THE PAST OLD FASHIONED GIRL, EMERGING WOMAN   ____________________ ____________________ The emerging woman….will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled and strong-bodied…..strength and beauty must go together. Louisa May Alcott, from Old Fashioned Girl The above image is used solely for …

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Mar 31

Arts Everyday Living: The Blossoming Universe—Flowers Up-Close & Personal

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE BLOSSOMING UNIVERSE FLOWERS UP-CLOSE & PERSONAL   How about flowers that are constantly part of our lives, and yet can be overlooked or taken for granted.  Or according to artist Georgia O’Keeffe, “Still—in a way—nobody sees a flower—really—it is so small—we …

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Aug 26

Arts Everyday Living: Summer Love—Season of the Heart

        SUMMER LOVE:  SEASON OF THE HEART   I know I am but summer to your heart, And not the full four seasons of the year…..* Edna St. Vincent Millay ____________________ ____________________ French artist James Tissot (1836-1902) was likely deeply in love with Kathleen Newton, the model of Summer, when he created this …

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Jul 25

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Healing—A Child, the Soul’s Companion

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         The soul is healed by being with a child.* Fyodor Dostoyevsky ____________________ ____________________ Barely any information is available on Austrian artist Carl Froschl (1848-1934) and his paintings are accessible mainly on auction websites.  Portraits of children seemed to be his speciality like Sweetness …

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Jul 08

Arts Everyday Living: Boyhood Reveries—Fishing in a Mountain Stream

BE CERTAIN to click on the painting to ENLARGE and MAGNIFY it.     BOYHOOD REVERIES  FISHING IN A MOUNTAIN STREAM   I don’t dig beneath the surface for things that don’t appear before my own eyes.* John Singer Sargent ____________________ ____________________ By 1901, when American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) created On His Holidays, Norway above, he was …

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Apr 19

Arts Everyday Living: Lost Love, Lost Worlds, & Lost Art Coming This Week

       COMING THIS WEEK LOST LOVE, LOST WORLDS, LOST ART ____________________ ____________________ Frederick Leighton (1830-1896) was a renowned British artist in Victorian Great Britain; his painting Flaming June still draws audiences wherever it is shown. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Dec 12

Arts Everyday Living: Celebrate Christmas at the Art Museum—Coming Soon!

PLEASE CLICK on individual works of art to enlarge or enhance them.   The holidays are definitely coming: Hanukkah begins on the 16th, while Christmas is only 2 weeks away.  Have you completed your shopping?  Mailed that long list of cards? Finalized travel plans? Decided the menu for those family meals?  Or are you behind schedule?  And …

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