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Pierrot and Columbine

Jules Chéret (French, 1836-1932) – Pierrot and Columbine, c.1890 (Pastel on canvas) – – In 1892, rich banker baron Jonas Vitta commissions Jean-Camille Forgé to build his residence. 57 more words

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La Lettre

François Flameng (French, 1856-1923) – La Lettre (Oil on panel) – – Beautiful places, beautiful people, beautiful clothes—Francois Flameng loved to paint them all. Born in an art studio in Paris in 1856, Flameng may have known from an early age that he was destined to be an artist. 23 more words

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Reading pleasure

Fakhraddin Mokhberi (Iranian, born 1965) – Reading pleasure – – “For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.” – Louis L’Amour

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Girl on a Bicycle

Georgy Kurasov (b. 1958, Russian Cubist Painter) – Girl on a Bicycle – – – Albertine, … at Balbec, incessantly in flight upon her bicycle, never to be found owing to the number of little watering-places where she would go to spend the night with her girl friends and where moreover her untruths made it more difficult to lay hands upon her… – Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time

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Nurture of Jupiter

Jeffrey Mims (American, born 1954) – Nurture of Jupiter, 1995 (Oil on canvas. Oglethorpe University Museum) – Mims is founder and director of the Academy of Classical Design, a school of fine art with an emphasis on traditional mural painting and architectural decoration. 31 more words

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The Green Fan

Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929) – The Green Fan (also known as Girl of Toledo, Spain), 1912 (Oil on canvas. Gibbes Museum of Art) – From 1906 to 1914, Henri executed some of his best work including appealing pictures of children so vivid and refreshing that they recall the work of Frans Hals. 35 more words

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Springtime

Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926) – Springtime, 1872 (Oil on canvas. The Walters Art Museum) – Monet moved to Argenteuil in late December 1871. In this painting, Monet was less interested in capturing a likeness than in studying how unblended dabs of color could suggest the effect of brilliant sunlight filtered through leaves. 21 more words

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