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Arts Everyday Living: A Boy's Life---Solitary Fishing

Arts Everyday Living: A Boy’s Life—Solitary Fishing

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A BOY’S LIFE SOLITARY FISHING …..To forget oneself is to be happy. Robert Louis Stevenson, Memories and Portraits   Childhood was a popular subject of both Danish artist H. A. Brendekilde (1857-1942) and Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894).  To experience more of […]

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WGL203767 On His Holidays, Norway, 1901 (oil on canvas) by Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925); 137x244 cm; © Lady Lever Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool; (add.info.: Alexander, son of art collector George McCulloch;); American,  out of copyright

Arts Everyday Living: Travels with John Singer Sargent—Gone Fishing

Reposted blog.     TRAVELS WITH JOHN SINGER SARGENT   By the early 20th century, when internationally-acclaimed portraitist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) created this outdoor scene, he had tired of producing portraits of the super-rich and royalty in Europe and the United States, preferring to depict family and friends engaged in daily pursuits.     […]

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