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The enchanted, impressionist April

There is a passing reference to painting in Elizabeth von Arnim’s The Enchanted April (1922), more specifically to impressionism. When the subject of Lotty’s and Mellersh’s social life comes up, von Arnim writes: “whereas she and Mellersh, when they did go out, went to the parties of impressionist painters, of whom in Hampstead there were many. 536 more words

Paintings/Words

By Brian Aldaco

After four days of researching the Vagabonds with Jeff Guinn and Jim Fuquay at the Henry Ford Museum, other attractions were bound to be something of a let down.  873 more words

SHSU

Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 187

Childe Hassam, April: (The Green Gown), 1920

Art scholars believed that Childe Hassam, an American Impressionist painter,  intended this painting as a portrayal of his mother, Rosa Hathorne Hassam, during her pregnancy. 85 more words

Poetry

Childe Hassam, April: (The Green Gown), 1920

Ode To Moss

Green and burgeoning, I leaned
toward the lichens and moss
against the cascade of leaves. 159 more words

Poetry

"Chair’d in the adamant of Time"*

I feel so sorry for anyone who misses the experience of history, the horizons of history. We think little of those who, given the chance to travel, go nowhere.

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