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Arts Everyday Living: Happy Valentine’s Day 2016—Love in the Studio

Please click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.     HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY 2016 LOVE IN THE STUDIO   Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. Jean Anouilh   ___________________ Although Victorian era master Frederick Leighton (1830-1896) never married himself, his The Painter’s Honeymoon embodies the essence of young love–a combination of passion and affection. Particularly […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Empress Josephine’s Other Love—Chateau de Malmaison

Click on the work of art to enhance or enlarge it.       CHATEAU DE MALMAISON Rueil-Malmaison, France _____     FAST FACTS Opportunity to experience the private world of Empress Josephine.  She and Napoleon bought chateau in 1799; building dating from early 1600s was in disrepair and required considerable renovation.  Became center of French government […]

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