Tag Archive: children in art

Apr 09

Arts Everyday Living: An Invitation from Degas—Meet Young Mademoiselle Hortense

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           AN INVITATION FROM DEGAS MEET YOUNG MADEMOISELLE HORTENSE     ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ We were created to look at one another, weren’t we?* Edgar Degas The versatile Edgar Degas (1834-1917) created other subjects besides ballerinas.  Although he never married nor had …

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Mar 30

Arts Everyday Living: Earth Poem—A Child’s Homage to Spring

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           EARTH POEM A CHILD’S HOMAGE TO SPRING     ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ It’s Spring Again.  The earth is like a child that recites poems. Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus Belgian artist Theodoor Verstraete (1850-1907) focused on scenes  of the countryside, …

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Mar 06

Arts Everyday Living: A Boy’s Life—Solitary Fishing

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A BOY’S LIFE SOLITARY FISHING ____________________ ____________________ …..To forget oneself is to be happy. Robert Louis Stevenson, Memories and Portraits Childhood was a popular subject of both Danish artist H. A. Brendekilde (1857-1942) and Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894).  To experience more …

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Dec 26

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Holidays—the Art of Skiing with the Nordic Norman Rockwell

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             THE ART Of SKIING WITH THE NORDIC NORMAN ROCKWELL   ____________________ ____________________ Skiing is a dance and the mountain always leads. Anonymous To celebrate the spirit of the holidays, enjoy the  works of Swedish artist Carl Larsson (1853-1919)  as shown above and …

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Nov 04

Arts Everyday Living: Through a Woman Artist’s Eyes-The Dancing Lesson

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH A WOMAN ARTIST’S EYES THE DANCING LESSON       I’m on vacation right now, but I hope you will enjoy a few works of art while I’m away. ____________________ ____________________ As those move easiest who have learned to dance. Alexander Pope, Sound and …

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Oct 27

Arts Everyday Living: Sweden’s Norman Rockwell–Child Watering Plants

BE SURE to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         SWEDEN’S NORMAN ROCKWELL CHILD WATERING PLANTS   ____________________ ____________________ In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy world as soon as its children are taught the principle of …

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Oct 23

Arts Everyday Living: Introducing Miss Willoughby–The Littlest Aristocrat

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         MEET MISS WILLOUGHBY THE LITTLEST ARISTOCRAT       ____________________ ____________________ Love children especially, for they too are sinless like the angels; they live to soften and purify our hearts and, as it were, us. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Eighteenth century artist …

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Sep 01

Arts Everyday Living: Manet–A Woman, A Girl & A Puppy At the Railway

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.             THROUGH THE EYES OF MANET A WOMAN, A GIRL & A PUPPY AT THE RAILWAY     ____________________ ____________________ You ask me, where the devil can the railway be in the painting, THE RAILWAY.  Where is it?…There, in this smoke which …

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Aug 06

Arts Everyday Living: Mary Cassatt’s Boating Party—Rowing for Shore?

Please be sure to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         MARY CASSATT’S BOATING PARTY ROWING FOR SHORE?     ____________________ ____________________ Children learn to smile from their parents. Shinichi Suzuki* Mary Cassatt was a leading member of the Impressionist movement; Shinichi Suzuki (1888-1988) combined his talent as a violinist with …

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Aug 04

Arts Everyday Living: The Gift of Children—Celebrating A Special Day

PLEASE click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         THE GIFT OF CHILDREN CELEBRATING A SPECIAL DAY ____________________ ____________________ A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer. Seneca the Younger* *Seneca the Younger (4 B.C.-A.D. 65) was a noted …

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