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Arts Everyday Living: Inside a Florentine Palace—Across the Centuries Through Art

Every dog is a lion at home.* Henry George Bohn The work of Italian Florentine artist Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572) is distinguished by the Mannerist style, that emphasized elongation of the features of his often aristocratic sitters. British publisher Henry George Bohn (1792-1884) was instrumental in popularizing studies in variety of subjects, from history to science […]

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George Hendrik Breitner, Girl in a White Kimono, 1894, oil on canvas, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Dutch Impressionist, Vincent’s Colleague

Solitude and reflection are necessary to give to wishes the force of passions. Mary Wollstonecraft* Dutch artist George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923) painted often in the Impressionist style and worked with fellow countryman Vincent van Gogh, early in the latter’s career.  Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was a pioneer in supporting women’s rights in the 18th century.  Her […]

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Richard Edward Miller, Scarlet Necklace, 1914, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: At the Dressing Table Mirror—Through an Impressionist’s Eyes

  AT THE DRESSING TABLE MIRROR THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES     Jewelry is not unchanging.  Life transforms it and makes it bend to its requirements. Attributed to Coco Chanel Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943) was an American Impressionist, who created both in the United States and in France, including residing in Giverny, home of Claude […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Summer in March--Crimson Roses, Impressionist Sunlight

Arts Everyday Living: Summer in March–Crimson Roses, Impressionist Sunlight

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.           SUMMER IN MARCH CRIMSON ROSES, IMPRESSIONIST SUNLIGHT   You love the roses—so do I.  I wish The sky would rain down roses…. George Eliot, Roses American Impressionist Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931) created the haunting Crimson Rambler at his home near Boston, where he lived […]

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