Arts Everyday Living:The Art of Fabulous Geraniums by Degas’ Impressionist Friend

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THE FABULOUS GERANIUMS

THROUGH THE EYES OF DEGAS’ IMPRESSIONIST FRIEND

 

 

Henri Rouart, Geraniums, date unknown, oil on canvas, collection unknown

Such geraniums! It does not become us poor mortals to be vain—but really, my geraniums!

Mary Russell Mitford, Our Village

I wish I could discover the location of Geraniums by French Impressionist artist Henri Rouart (1833-1912), who was also a friend, patron, and sometime model of Edgar Degas (1834-1917).  In Our Village, British author Mary Russell Mitford (1787-1855) recreates the daily life and surroundings of her home in Berkshire, England.

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