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Arts Everyday Living: The Bonds of Family Through Artists’ Eyes–Portraits of Sisters

      Both American master Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921) and Finnish artist Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905) painted the subject of siblings in the same year of 1884.  The Sisters above by Thayer have been identified as Bessie (in front) and Clara Stillman (behind)  in one of his most acclaimed portraits, while below Edelfelt enables the […]

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Arts Everyday Living: North to Finland---Towering Clouds, Lake Reflections

Arts Everyday Living: North to Finland—Towering Clouds, Lake Reflections

Reposted posts.           NORTH TO FINLAND TOWERING CLOUDS, LAKE REFLECTIONS   The sky is the daily bread of our eyes. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals  Finnish master Aksell Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) and New England author Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) may have lived on different continents but they shared a love of nature, particularly our […]

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