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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Haymaking at Éragny by Camille Pissarro I will forever be drawn to the impressionist; and it seems Camille Pissarro was quite drawn to this subject, as he has various paintings depicting the making of…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Place des Batignolles by Albert André One of the things that I most enjoy about my work is the pleasure I receive, from researching my post. I remember my freshman year in college, during…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     A Day in June by George Bellows   I love this painting, but to fully appreciate what I so admire, you need to get up close; or perhaps have a better photographer…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ The Races at Longchamp, 1866 by Edouard Manet In honor of the Kentucky Derby, this month, I offer you a look at racing in Paris; and wish you a patch of blue sky and…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ The Poet’s Garden by Vincent Van Gogh Yes, as always, I am ready for summer! In New England we are having hit and miss weather, with still too much winter, for my taste. I…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Sinan the Jew and Haireddin Barbarossa by Artist unknown, believed to be Italian 16th Century I do not know if I would hang a print of this painting in my home, but I must…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Love of Winter by George Wesley Bellows Okay, I am never going to love winter, but I do love this painting by George Wesley Bellows, who was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. I…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ White Rose with Larkspur No. 2 by Georgia O’Keefe “I have a white rose to tend In July as in January; I give it to the true friend Who offers his frank hand to…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     The Adoration of Shepard’s by Matthias Stom (Stomer)   “And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Grapes, Lemons, Pears, and Apples by Vincent Van Gogh Oddly, this is not a painting that I love. Rather I am sharing it with you because it was new to me, when I saw…