Arts Everyday Living: Through an Impressionist’s Eyes–An Autumn Day in Boston

Childe Hassam, Mout Vernon Street, Boston, 1890, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy.

Juliet Ward Howe, The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe

American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) grew up in a Boston neighborhood and spent his early career in his home town.  Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910), renowned for her poem Battle Hymn of the Republic as well as her advocacy of human rights, also resided in the capital of Massachusetts, beginning when she was first married.

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