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(205) MBC M531

In the collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Chambéry, this oil painting was first thought to be made by Jan Frans van Son (1658-1718). However, it is now attributed to an anonymous 19th century artist [1]. 55 more words

Sinistral

July 29, 1851

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Tues 29 July  Mr Ames Susan & self were going to Boston

to day but it rains pouringly.  I am glad to see

it rain hard so that we know what to do about… 241 more words

19th Century

Hiawatha In Rome

http://antiquesandfineart.com/articles/article.cfm?request=191

Hiawatha in Rome: Edmonia Lewis and Figures from Longfellow

by Marilyn Richardson

In November 2000, two pieces of nineteenth-century late-neoclassical sculpture, each a bit over one foot in height, sold at a Christie’s auction in New York City. 2,432 more words

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Reflection on "Citizen Indians" Introduction

I have just begun Lucy Maddox’s Citizen Indians: Native American Intellectuals, Race & Reform (2005). Maddox proposes that to understand Native intellectual work at the turn of the 20th century we must view it through the lens of performance art. 169 more words

Open to Sail Where One Likes: Existentialism in "The Open Boat"

* WARNING THIS IS A CHEAT – THIS WAS NOT, I REPEAT NOT WRITTEN IN THE 20TH CENTURY, BUT THE 19TH!*
(But I thought I would share this short essay with you anyways because the short story is fantastic) 1,099 more words

Book Review

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Title: Jane Eyre
Author: Charlotte Brontë
Publisher: Penguin
Publication date: 1847
Number of pages (my sample): 447
ISBN: 0142437204

Jane Eyre is a fictional biography, telling the story of a girl from her childhood, until her early twenties. 389 more words

Book Review