Tag Archive: tea in art

Apr 19

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Tea for Two with Pastries and A Spoonful of Sugar

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE ART OF TEA FOR TWO WITH PASTRIES & A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR   ____________________ ____________________ Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher. Chinese Proverb Albert Anker (1831-1910) still remains one of his native Switzerland’s …

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Aug 08

Arts Everyday Living: Art of Relaxation–A Cup of Tea & the Sea at Sunset

PLEASE BE SURE to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       THE ART OF RELAXATION A CUP OF TEA & THE SUNSET SEA     ____________________ ____________________ There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life. Lin Yutang, The Importance of Living Henri …

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Dec 31

Arts Everyday Living: Dreams and Reflections Week—The Art of the Pause

    Green, Black, Moyune, Formosa, Congou, Amboy, Pingsuey— No odds the name it knows—ah! Fill a cup of it for me! And, as I clink my china Against your goblet’s brim, My tea in steam shall twine a Fragrant laurel round its rim.                                                     James …

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May 14

Arts Everyday Living: Chardin and the Art of Tea

Click on the painting to ENLARGE it. Tea anyone?  Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779) had a genius for capturing the special moments  in everyday life. “An example is Chardin, the greatest painter of mid-eighteenth-century France.  No one has ever had surer taste in color and design. Every area, every interval, every tone, gives one the feeling of …

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