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A Woman's Work 2: Portrait of a Laundress

In the first article, I looked at paintings of laundering and laundresses/washerwomen in the landscape, showing that this everyday activity has been included in paintings for a long period, and that the late nineteenth century was no exception. 1,085 more words

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Truth & Love

Today it is the feast day of St Edith Stein, a lady who possess the extremely rare titles. She is an extremely acknowledged philosopher, student of Husserl and so on. 338 more words

Five Hundred Years of The Kitchen Cat — Katzenworld

Minette, Julia Child’s first kitchen cat “Cats gravitate to kitchens like rocks gravitate to gravity.” – Terry Pratchett For as long as there have been kitchens, there have been kitchen cats: rodent hunters, defenders of the pantry, guardians of the warmest spot by the hearth, always on the look out for a stray piece of…

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Writing

TEILHARD DE WHO?: MORE ODYSSEY WITH CLARKE AND CHARDIN

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ: 1 May 1881–10 April 1955, was a French idealist philosopher and Jesuit priest who trained as a paleontologist and geologist, and took part in the discovery of the Peking Man.   493 more words

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Another side of Perronneau: Mme Supiot and her doctors

Just when you think you have understood an artist, something comes along that reminds you how impossible that task is 250 years later. Readers of this blog will be aware of my interest in Jean-Baptiste Perronneau (c.1716–1783), of the research you can find in the… 2,604 more words

Art History

25 FEB 2017 SKETCH

ILLUSTRATION CLASS HOMEWORK. PENCIL SKETCH OF LE BÉNÉDICITÉ BY JEAN-BAPTISTE-SIMÉON CHARDIN.

Art

Onward To the Palace of Wisdom- Love, Pt. 3

Someday after we have mastered the winds, the waves, and gravity, we will harness for God the energies of love; and then for a second time in the history of the world, humans will have discovered fire.” 483 more words