Tag Archive: the art of reading

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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Jul 03

Arts Everyday Living: Constant Companions—A Girl, a Dog, and a Book

PLEASE CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE it.       CONSTANT COMPANIONS A GIRL, A DOG, AND A BOOK     ____________________ ____________________ Books are the quietest and most constant of friends….. Charles William Eliot Edward Burne-Jones was a Pre-Raphaelite artist, Charles William Eliot (1834-1926). an American educator. The above image is …

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Mar 02

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Reading—Women and Books Forever!

BE CERTAIN to click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.      THE ART OF READING A WOMAN’S WORLD   I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!  How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable …

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Mar 01

Arts Everyday Living: All Aboard for the Art of Reading—Coming Tomorrow

BE CERTAIN to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     THE ART OF READING ARRIVING MONDAY   _____________________   Have you heard of British artist Augustus Egg (1816-1863)?  His Traveling Companions, done a year before his death, has intrigued museum goers with its double image. Are the fashionably attired ladies twins?  Or is …

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