Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Father—Portrait of His Son, Up-Close

Paul Mathey, Woman and Child in an Interior, c. 1890, Musee D’Orsay, Paris, France

A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands the aim.

Robert Baden-Powell

French artist Paul Mathey (1844-1929) was admired for his portraits, including an up-close view of his son Jacques.  British leader Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941) founded the Boy Scouts Association and the Girl Guides.

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