One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Although early American artist Charles Bird King (1785-1862) was a skilled still-life painter, he is primarily remembered today for his portraits of Native-Americans. A Room of One’s Own by British writer Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was her declaration […]
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I’m taking a few days of vacation. While I’m gone, you might want to ponder the intriguing painting, Venus Rising from the Sea–A Deception by American artist Raphaelle Peale (1774-1825), one of the country’s first still life specialists.