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Three Hourglasses...

Three hourglasses
Stand side by side
Each filled with coarse black sand.

Peering silently
Into distances without aim 
Or countenance,
They have accepted
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Happy 184th Birthday Camille Pissarro!

Camille Pissarro was a celebrated artist who really shined in the French Impressionist movement as well as the Post-Impressionist movement. He was known as the “Father of Impressionism.” He often painted the everyday lives of the rural and urban French people, he particularly loved to paint landscapes. 423 more words

Art History

J-L Gérôme's colors of the Eastern wind

“The stories are woven
And fortunes are told
The truth is measured by the weight of your gold
The magic lies scattered
On rugs on the ground…

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Henri Rousseau: The Dream (1910)

Accompanied by the poem Inscription pour La Rêve (translated from French):

Yadwigha in a beautiful dream
Having fallen gently to sleep
Heard the sounds of a reed instrument…

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An 18th-century French drawing in the Baillieu Library

Published in the University of Melbourne Collections, Issue 14, June 2014, pp. 46 – 50

Recently I had the opportunity to conduct in-depth research on an old master drawing from the J. 2,620 more words

Framed work now available on Etsy

I try my best to offer my customers as many options as possible. I created the wood blocks as a way for customers to take pieces home and hang them right away. 113 more words