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Arts Everyday Living: Inside the Realm of Books—From Solitary Reader to Alice in Wonderland

  Both Czech Franz Dvorak (1862-1927) and Brit George Dunlop Leslie (1835-1921) portrayed popular pastimes such as reading.   Each work of art demonstrates the individual interpretation by each artist, from the young woman concentrating diligently on her book to the interaction between the mother and child (who was Leslie’s daughter) sharing the classic story […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of an Art Nouveau Master—A Feminine Matching Pair

    Czech master Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) has become an iconic artist in the 21st century, with an internationally renowned museum in his native Prague attracting millions of visitors.  Influenced by the decorative ingenuity of the popular Art Nouveau movement, his works often featured elegant women adorned in elaborate costumes and headdresses such as these […]

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