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Arts Everyday Living: John Singer Sargent’s Portrait of Fellow Artist’s Son–Connection to Titanic

American master portraitist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was often the choice of the aristocracy and monied classes of both the United States and Europe.  However, he seemed to have a special affinity for children, especially of colleagues like fellow American artist Francis Davis Millet (1848-1912) whose son Lawrence engages us so directly.  More than 20 […]

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Winslow Homer (American, 1836 - 1910), Autumn, 1877, oil on canvas, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon 1985.64.22

Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Winslow Homer–Height of Autumn Fashion

Although American icon Winslow Homer (1836-1910) is often identified with his dramatic seascapes, he also was inspired by the interior of the country.  In Autumn, Homer takes us on a pathway in the woods, already transformed by multi-colors of the season.  However, who is the elegantly dressed woman holding the equivalent of a bouquet of leaves? […]

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