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Richard Bergh, After the Sitting, 1884, oil on canvas, Malmo Art Museum, Malmo, Sweden

Arts Everyday Living: Preview of Valentine’s Day—Art, Music, and Love

PREVIEW OF VANLENTINE’S DAY ART, MUSIC, AND LOVE If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Was Richard Bergh (1858-1919), a popular Swedish artist in his day, thinking of William Shakespeare’s immortal words in his work After the Sitting? Romance is also the theme of what is considered Bergh’s most popular painting, Nordic […]

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Carl Larsson, Brita at the Piano, 1908, watercolor, location unknown

Arts Everyday Living: A Child’s World—The Music Hour

  THE MUSIC HOUR A CHILD’S WORLD   When you play, never mind who listens to you. Robert Schumann, Advice to Young Musicians The doors of Swedish artist Carl Larsson’s home Lilla Hyttnas are open every summer to visitors from around the world. Compared at times to American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell, Larsson’s endearing […]

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