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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


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


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


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


"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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