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WGL203767 On His Holidays, Norway, 1901 (oil on canvas) by Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925); 137x244 cm; © Lady Lever Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool; (add.info.: Alexander, son of art collector George McCulloch;); American,  out of copyright

Arts Everyday Living: Travels with John Singer Sargent—Gone Fishing

Reposted blog.     TRAVELS WITH JOHN SINGER SARGENT   By the early 20th century, when internationally-acclaimed portraitist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) created this outdoor scene, he had tired of producing portraits of the super-rich and royalty in Europe and the United States, preferring to depict family and friends engaged in daily pursuits.     […]

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Charles Bird King, Still Life on a Green Cloth, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Dining—A Final Course After the Feast

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Although early American artist Charles Bird King (1785-1862) was a skilled still-life painter, he is primarily remembered today for his portraits of Native-Americans.  A Room of One’s Own by British writer Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was her declaration […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Colleague of Cassatt--Children in Church

Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Colleague of Cassatt–Children in Church

Reposting of a blog on the world of children.         THROUGH THE EYES OF A COLLEAGUE OF CASSATT CHILDREN IN CHURCH   ___________________ When people talk, listen completely.  Most people never listen.* Ernest Hemingway Ohio born Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938) was a contemporary of Mary Cassatt and like her fellow American colleague, spent […]

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